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BA (Hons) 3 years full-time 2017
BA (Hons) 5 years part-time 2017
Ucas points guide

Not Available

% applicants receiving offers

95%

Subjects
  • History by topic
Student score
82% LOW
% employed or in further study
94% MED
Average graduate salary
£20k HIGH
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What do you need to get in?

Source: UCAS

Main entry requirements

A level
Not Available

AAB - including no more than two A levels from art and design, design and technology, drama and theatre studies, film studies, fine art, textiles and photography

Scottish Highers
AABBB

BTEC Diploma
Not Available

International Baccalaureate
34

UCAS tariff points
Not Available

If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of Not Available and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.

The real story about entry requirements

% applicants receiving offers

95%

Provided by UCAS, this is the percentage of applicants who were offered a place on the course last year. Note that not all applicants receiving offers will take up the place, so this figure is likely to differ from applicants to places.

What does the numbers of applicants receiving course offers tell me?

Tuition fee & financial support

£9,250

Maximum annual fee for UK students. NHS-funded, sandwich or part-time course fees may vary.

If you live in:

  • Scotland and go to a Scottish university, you won’t pay tuition fees
  • Northern Ireland and go to an NI uni, you’ll pay £3,805 in tuition fees
  • Wales you’ll pay £3,810 in fees and get a tuition fee grant to cover the rest
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Will this course suit you?

Sources: UCAS & KIS

Every degree course is different, so it’s important to find one that suits your interests and matches the way you prefer to work – from the modules you’ll be studying to how you’ll be assessed. Top things to look for when comparing courses

Course description

This flexible course offers a wide range of modules, covering topics from the Renaissance to the present day, allowing you to tailor studies to your particular interests. You will be taught by experts who are active researchers and curators as well as dedicated teachers. Field trips to local, national and international institutions are integrated into the course to give you a hands-on learning experience. You will have access to acclaimed exhibitions on campus at the prestigious Djanogly Art Gallery. Our Arts Professional Placement module will give you the opportunity to enhance your employability and develop professional skills as part of your degree.

Modules

Year 1: Introduction to art history 1; introduction to art history 2. Optional modules: The courts of northern Italy; Italian art in the age of Caravaggio; inventing French art (from the renaissance to Louis XIV); art and power (Paris 1937); modernism and America; Matisse, Picasso, Duchamp. Year 2: International study. Optional modules: Art and reform in renaissance Germany; Spanish art (the age of Velazquez); British romantic art; work and play in modern art; futurism; installation art. Year 3: Images of the city (renaissance Venice and its visual identity 1450-1570); from the Bastille to the Eiffel Tower (a cultural and architectural history of Paris 1789-1889); landscape in Britain since 1800; European avant-garde film; performance art; photographing America.

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How you'll spend your time

  • Lectures / seminars
  • Independent study
  • Placement
20%
80%

Year 1

16%
84%

Year 2

16%
84%

Year 3

How you'll be assessed

  • Written exams
  • Coursework
  • Practical exams
36%
64%

Year 1

25%
72%
3%

Year 2

17%
83%

Year 3

What do the numbers say for

Where there isn’t enough reliable data about this specific course, we’ve shown aggregated data for all courses at this university within the same subject area

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What do students think about this subject here?

Source: NSS

Here's how satisfied past students were – useful to refer to when you’re narrowing down your options. Our student score makes comparisons easier, showing whether satisfaction is high, medium or low compared to other unis.

What do student satisfaction scores tell you?

Overall student satisfaction 89%
Student score 82% LOW
Able to access IT resources

89%

Staff made the subject interesting

89%

Library resources are satisfactory

84%

Feedback on work has been helpful

73%

Feedback on work has been prompt

75%

Staff are good at explaining things

94%

Received sufficient advice and support

81%

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Who studies this subject?

Source: HESA

Start building a picture of who you could be studying with by taking a look at the profile of people that have studied this subject here in previous years.

UK / Non-UK
5% of students here are from outside the UK
Male / Female
86% of students are female
Full-time / Part-time
5% of students are part-time
Typical Ucas points
360 entry points typically achieved by students
2:1 or above
88% of students achieved a 2:1 or above
Drop-out rate
2% of students do not continue into the second year of their course
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What are graduates doing after six months?

Source: DLHE

Here’s what students are up after they graduate from studying this subject here. We’ve analysed the employment rate and salary figures so you can see at a glance whether they’re high, typical or low compared to graduates in this subject from other universities. Remember the numbers are only measured only six months after graduation and can be affected by the economic climate - the outlook may be different when you leave uni. What do graduate employment figures really tell you?

% employed or in further study 94% MED
Average graduate salary £20k HIGH
Graduates who are media professionals

6%

Graduates who are other administrative occupations

4%

Graduates who are sales, marketing and related associate professionals

12%

Employment prospects for graduates of this subject

Sources: DLHE & HECSU
History is a very popular subject – in 2012, nearly 11,000 UK students graduated in a history-related course. Obviously, there aren't 11,000 jobs as historians available every year, but history is a good, flexible degree that allows graduates to go into a wide range of different jobs. Consequently, history graduates have an unemployment rate comparable to the national graduate average. Many – probably most – jobs for graduates don't ask for a particular degree to go into them and history graduates are well set to take advantage. That's why so many go into jobs in the finance industry, management and sales and marketing. Around one in five history graduates went into further study last year – only law saw more graduates continue on to study. History and teaching were the most popular further study subjects for history graduates, but law, journalism, politics and museum studies were also popular postgraduate courses.
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