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History and Philosophy (with Foundation) BA (Hons)

University of Gloucestershire

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

**Why an Integrated Foundation Stage?**An Integrated Foundation Stage starts your degree studies with a year spent learning the skills required to progress onto a full honours degree. Alongside an introduction to History and Philosophy, you will develop valuable study skills, communication, team work and problem-solving techniques which help to build your confidence and prepare you for the rest of your course.**Why History and Philosophy?**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and Spain, as well as a range of UK locations, offering the chance to gain invaluable practical experience working with historical documents and artefacts.Drawing on the expertise of our academic team, you’ll develop much sought-after skills in research, critical thinking and communication, while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. Our vibrant and tight-knit community of over 10,000 students and staff paired with a wide variety of courses means you will have the best of both worlds – a diverse community of sports clubs, societies and activities while also benefiting from specialist lecturers who value you as an individual.Who Cares? We do. We care about our students and the planet. We listened to what our students value most, turning our prospectus digital and providing opportunities for them to protect the planet and move on to study in an environment that works hard to support future generations. As a result, we’re proud that the University of Gloucestershire has been judged the UK’s most sustainable university.Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the dynamic county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival.**Come and experience the University of Gloucestershire for yourself by booking an open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay.****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 www.glos.ac.uk/OurCourses, email us on enquiries@glos.ac.u

Application deadline

26 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

    98th

  • Campus address

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

A diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Placements, internships, trips and career experiences help prepare students for success after graduation.
A wide range of bursaries and merit scholarships are available for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    88th out of 90 13

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    84 43%

    89th

    38
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.63 73%

    87th

    63

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