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History (Joint Honours) BA (Hons)/BSc (Hons)

University of Derby

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Course options

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) or Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BA/BSc (H)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

History is a subject for anyone with a sense of curiosity and a desire for a deeper understanding of the world around them.**TWO SUBJECTS, ONE DEGREE:** A Joint Honours degree adds variety and interest to your studies. Studying History Joint Honours helps you to keep your career options open and marks you out as a versatile graduate with a broad portfolio of skills. You can combine History Joint Honours with a wide range of subjects at Derby – the full list can be found in the subject options below. **Please ensure you add the second subject you wish to combine with History in the further details section when adding your choice in apply.**- Explore the broad sweep of British, European and global history from the Renaissance to the twentieth century- Undertake fieldwork at historical locations ranging from country houses to industrial cities- Share your passion for the past by organising and marketing a high-profile public history conference- Benefit from the support of a dedicated and enthusiastic teaching team who are published experts in their field- Develop an impressive set of critical, theoretical and transferable skills which will give you a real advantage in securing a graduate career- Broaden your skills and knowledge by combining History with another subject, opening up an even wider range of career paths.History has the power to make us question who we are, how we have come to act the way we do, and the experiences that have shaped people’s lives in the past. Studying History will turn you into a critical thinker, ready to challenge received wisdom.**A deep sense of perspective**With particular emphasis on modern and contemporary history, this course is academically rigorous, intellectually stimulating and politically relevant. As well as covering broad historical themes, you will explore a wide range of specific topics - everything from the First World War to the history of medicine and nineteenth-century slums.You will also explore the history of non-European societies, with modules spanning the history of China, the Cold War and the impact of European imperial rule in Africa and Asia.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,045per 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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UCAS Points : 112 - 128

For joint honours degree entry you will need to choose two subjects. The UCAS Points required for entry will depend on the subjects you choose to combine. The subject with the higher entry requirements will determine your offer. We encourage you to outline all your qualifications and achievements in your application to provide us a full picture. Your offer will typically be based on your predicted and/or achieved grades from full level 3 qualifications or above e.g. A levels, BTEC Ext Diploma, Access to HE, etc. Any

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University information

University of Derby

  • University League Table

    99th

  • Campus address

    University of Derby, Kedleston Road, Derby, Derby, DE22 1GB, England

The award-winning International Student Centre offers guidance from initial enquiry to graduation and beyond.
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Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    69th out of 93 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    111 53%

    56th

    23
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    72nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.39 88%

    5th

    2

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