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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    25-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Exploring primarily contemporary and 19th and 20th century history, this course will hone your ability to absorb, understand and communicate complex information. While focusing on war and conflict, immigration, racism, nationalism and empire, you’ll explore, debate and evaluate the key events and ideas that have shaped our world. As you progress through the course, we’ll challenge you with more in-depth explorations, and the subject matter will become increasingly complex.Our History BA course is diverse, international in focus and innovative. We cover British, South Asian, European and African and North and South American history and, more unusually for a degree course in the UK, also include photographic history, the history of sport and leisure, war and conflict, migration, ethnicity and racism, and employability.**Key features:*** Develop a wide range of transferable skills by learning how to research and communicate complex information effectively.* Study a diverse range of topics including the Making of the Modern World, British India 1857-1947, and Newton to Nuclear – an introduction to the history of science.* Boost your career prospects through placement and internship opportunities – our students have gained valuable skills at a large regional newspaper, the award-winning King Richard III visitor centre in England, as well as teaching in Spain.* 100% of our graduates from summer 2017 are in work or further study, according to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2016-17 report. They have forged successful careers across a range of professions such as teaching, the law, marketing and the heritage and museum sector.* Enhance your studies through DMU Global, our international experience programme. History students recently learnt about Jewish immigrant life in New York, discovered Danish heritage in Copenhagen and explored the development of German territories in Berlin.* Benefit from organised visits to archives and museums in England as well as learn about the history of other countries from lecturers’ geographical specialisations, including South and Southeast Asia, Southeast Europe, Central America and Southern and Central Africa.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 14,250per year

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Enthusiastic, dedicated lecturers who have excelled in achieving National Teaching Fellowship awards.
A fully transformed campus based in the heart of the welcoming and multicultural city of Leicester, renowned for its diversity and culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    43rd out of 93 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    105 51%

    69th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    78 78%

    15th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    24th

    57

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