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History and Religious Studies (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

    SEP-21

  • 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 Religious Studies, 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 Religious Studies?**Our History and Religious Studies degree enables you to discover how belief and history intersect to influence each other and the world around us, shaping individual, social and cultural identities. You’ll gain hands-on experience investigating and interpreting events and evidence, examining key texts, artefacts and ideas, as you develop your understanding of major religious and historical developments, values and trends. Our strong local and international partnerships also offer you the chance to engage with a variety of heritage, social and religious organisations, through guest lectures, 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, in addition to a range of UK locations.Our experienced academic team will help you develop in-demand skills in research, critical thinking and communication, along with expertise in your field. There are opportunities to tailor your studies to your individual interests and ambitions, specialising in subjects such as British, European, American and Soviet history, as well as in major world religions (Islam, Judaism, Christianity, Hinduism and Buddhism), new expressions of spirituality and non-religious movements. 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 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 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 Gloucest

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 14,680per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : EEE

EEE at A levels or use a combination of your qualifications to achieve the required tariff total.

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University information

University of Gloucestershire

  • University League Table

    97th

  • Campus address

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

Diverse and inclusive community, welcoming students from over 60 countries worldwide.
Exceptional one-to-one support, with Helpzones on every campus.
Wide array of scholarships and awards for international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    75th out of 93 9

    27th out of 33 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    113 54%

    51st

    30
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    72nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    24th

    16
  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    103 53%

    21st

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55 55%

    31st

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.29 86%

    10th

    19

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