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History and Economics BA (Hons)

Cardiff University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site - Cardiff

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-23

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The BA in History and Economics (Joint Honours) enables students to combine the study of the past with the opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of economic analysis. History modules cover the period from the fall of the Roman Empire to the present day. There is a balance between modules covering specific historical periods and thematic modules that examine broad social and cultural topics, such as warfare, gender, religion, art, medicine and science. The History side of the degree aims to develop students’ knowledge and critical understanding of the political, social, economic, and cultural structures of past societies and to cultivate intellectual skills such as the ability to assess evidence critically, to evaluate different interpretations of the evidence, to construct arguments on the basis of evidence, and to express opinions cogently in speech and in writing.The Economics element provides students with an understanding of economic theory, in particular the organisational and managerial characteristics of the modern business enterprise. The programme aims to inform you of the main features of the UK industrial economy and the key developments in business. You will examine government and international business policy to identify their ramifications for the development of markets and firms. You will also be introduced to subject areas outside the economics discipline with the opportunity to follow modules in business finance, marketing and other aspects of management.Distinctive featuresThe degree provides the training necessary for students who wish to study Economics or History at postgraduate level, and a valuable range of intellectual and transferable skills for students who wish to enter other professions.

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 19,700per year

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University information

Cardiff University

  • University League Table

    26th

  • Campus address

    Cardiff University, PO Box 921, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF10 3XQ, Wales

Cardiff University has a welcoming and vibrant international community, with over 8,500 students coming from more than 130 countries.
Cardiff is a truly global institution with more than 200 partnerships and formal research links worldwide, giving students access to unique opportunities.
A wide range of dedicated support services for international students including pre-departure advice, airport pickups, personal tutor guidance and more.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    33rd out of 81 2

    30th out of 91 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    139 64%

    33rd

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    76.0 76%

    31st

    4
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.44 69%

    77th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    131 67%

    32nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73.0 73%

    10th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.66 73%

    84th

    14

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