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Communication & Society and History BA (Hons)

Nottingham Trent University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Clifton Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    24-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This degree will provide you with an understanding of diverse peoples, nations and ideas from medieval and early modern right through to contemporary history within Britain and across to the Americas, Asia and the Far East. History makes a great joint honours course combined with Communication and Society as you'll debate the reasons as to why our personalities, technologies and societies are continuously undergoing transformations whilst drawing on areas of history and philosophy. HISTORY at NTU offers exciting opportunities to discover and understand the past through a range of skills and approaches. This course offers a diverse curriculum, covering periods from AD 700 to the present day. The academic team at NTU teaches specialist modules informed by their own research specialisms, including: The Crusades; Nazi Germany; Aztec and Inca civilisations; American and British History; and Museum and Heritage Management. The course offers a range of ways to make sense of the past and how it has impacted present day by utilising a selection of approaches and skills. This course will develop and deepen your understanding of diverse peoples, nations and ideas. 94% of History joint honours students would recommend studying at NTU (NSS 2020). History at NTU pays particular attention to developing your personal attributes and employability awareness, with 92% of History joint honours undergraduates in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2016/17). COMMUNICATION & SOCIETY will allow you to examine the rapidly changing transformations in society, people and technologies. Therefore, it's important that you understand the different forms of social communication that take place between individuals, organisations, humanity and nature. This course will also explore the way that communication takes shape through the evolving use of the media. The course uses an equal amount of theoretical and practical aspects of communication including non-verbal and unconscious communication. Both subjects will teach you through a variation of lectures, tutorials and workshops and you'll partake in discussions and group work. This joint honours degree will allow you to possess well-rounded skills which are actively sought after by employers such as; interpersonal skills, creativity, imagination, independent learning and an open mind. You'll be able to analyse various forms of communication such as; non-verbal, spoken, unconscious communication and global communication. Both subjects will help enhance your analytical and problem solving skills.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

14,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Nottingham Trent University

  • University League Table

    46th

  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

NTU’s four campuses give students modern learning facilities in a great environment.
International students will feel at home at NTU. With students and staff from over 150 nations, cultural diversity is a core part of its community.
NTU is focused on students’ future, with specific employability support and work experience opportunities on every course.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 97

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    64th out of 102 5

  • Entry standards

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    123 61%

    37th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    18th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    110 53%

    59th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    49th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    54th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    107 54%

    78th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    39th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    29th

    4

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