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Main entry requirements
If your qualifications aren’t listed here, you can use our UCAS points guide of 112 and refer to the university’s website for full details of all entry routes and requirements.
% applicants receiving offers94%
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.
Tuition fee & financial support£8,900
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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Worcester has a long-standing reputation for offering an exciting and stimulating History course delivered in a supportive and informal atmosphere. This course offers you the opportunity to study the political, cultural and social history of Britain, Europe and the wider world from the 16th to 20th centuries.
Year 1: World history; the early modern world; ideology and conflict in Europe since 1789; introduction to heritage; how to do history (mandatory); reconstructing the past; 20th-century Britain: conflict, stability and change; an introduction to media history; TV history; improving English usage and style in academic writing. Year 2: Methods and debates in history (mandatory for single and major honours students); politics, religion and society in Ireland since 1690; 20th-century USA; from slavery to civil rights: African Americans, 1860-1960; religion and society in early modern England, 1532-1660; British women's history, 1790-2000; Germany from unification to reunification; modern Japan, 1854-1951; Britain in the long 19th century, 1789-1914; British women's history, 1900-2000; the German empire, 1862-1918; the Victorian century; sex and society in England, 1600-1900; the civil rights movement in the USA, 1890-1960; politics, religion and society in Ireland, 1690-1848; politics and society in 20th-century Russia; (re)presenting the past: history in film; history work experience module; modern Japan, 1854-1951. Year 3: Independent study; nationalism (mandatory for single and major honours students); the Atlantic slave trade; the USA and world war 2; the home front: Britain 1939-45; Martin Luther King Jr; and his opponents; Hollywood goes to war; Nazi Germany, 1933-45; politics, war and genocide; empire and appeasement; jack the ripper: history, literature and myth; propaganda and politics in the 20th century; witchcraft; Ireland since 1848; Britain in the global economy; history extension module (available only to single and major honours students); remembrance, memory and memorials.
As the only higher education institution in Herefordshire and Worcestershire, we have a strong role to play in the region, delivering degree programmes to nearly 10, 000 students. Our campuses are all within walking distance of each other and close to the city centre. Worcester has undergone significant growth over the last few years, doubling our student numbers.
How you'll spend your time
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- Lectures / seminars
- Independent study
How you'll be assessed
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- Written exams
- Practical exams
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Typical Ucas points
2:1 or above
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