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History and Economics (Including Placement Year) BA (Hons)

University of Essex

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UCAS CODE: V1L1

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Colchester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    07-OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

How have events of the past shaped the way we trade? What is the political, social, economic and cultural impact of historical events? What can we learn from the past, and how can we predict the future of our economy? Our course gives you a solid education the relationship between modern history and economics. We expand your knowledge of the history of Britain, Europe and our world from 1500 to present day, whilst also developing your understanding of economics.On this course you spend equal time studying history-related and economics-related modules to aid a greater understanding of the world we live in, and to improve your ability to absorb, analyse and assess the information we have.You spend your third year on a placement gaining relevant work experience within an external business or organisation, giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market and providing you with key contacts within the industry.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 17,700per year

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University information

University of Essex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 78 3

    49th out of 93 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    99 44%

    68th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74 74%

    53rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.18 84%

    13th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    110 53%

    59th

    17
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    54th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    33rd

    42

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