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History and Philosophy (with placement) BA (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Francis Close Hall

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    18-SEP-23

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Why History and Philosophy (with placement)?**Our History and Philosophy degree enables you to examine events and developments which have shaped our world, exploring fundamental questions about what it means to be human. You’ll investigate and interpret evidence and ideas to understand individual, social and cultural identities, as you develop as a philosopher and historian. Our strong local and international partnerships with museums, archives and philosophical groups mean you’ll benefit from insightful guest lectures as well as placement and field trip opportunities (additional costs may apply, see course web page for details). Previous destinations have included the USA, Canada, India and Spain, as well as a range of UK locations, offering the chance to gain invaluable practical experience working with historical documents and artefacts. Drawing on the expertise of our academic team, you’ll develop much sought-after skills in research, critical thinking and communication, while also building a deep knowledge in your field. There are opportunities to match your studies to your own interests and ambitions, specialising in subjects such as British, European, American and Soviet history, as well as in philosophies from Ancient Greece to the digital age. The experience and skills you’ll gain will ensure you’re well prepared for a future career in a variety of areas, from heritage to charities, publishing to journalism, teaching to HR, and much more.**Why University of Gloucestershire?**We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an individual.Through our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside of the lecture theatre.Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies.**Come and experience the University of Gloucestershire for yourself by booking an open day online at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay.****After the course**Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 92% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study within six months of completing their course*, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan.*Graduate Outcomes Survey published 2021 and based on 2018/19 leavers.**Experience an open day**Take the next step and book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. This is your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. Take the opportunity to get up-to-the minute advice and guidance from the people who have been here and experienced University of Gloucestershire life already.**To find out more information about this course, visit

Application deadline

25 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

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

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University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    101st

  • Campus address

    University of Gloucestershire, The Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL50 2RH, England

From day one, students are supported by a dedicated personal tutor, small classes, and a close community.
Placements, trips and one-to-one support help students build confidence to try new things – preparing them for life after graduation.
With three unique campuses in the beautiful and historic settings of Cheltenham and Gloucester, Gloucestershire offers the best in city and country living.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    91st out of 91 3

    46th out of 55

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    97 49%

    90th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    45.0 45%

    77th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.81 76%

    70th

    17
  • Entry standards

    / Max 218
    102 49%

    46th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.42 88%

    6th

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