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History with Foundation BA (Hons)

University of Reading

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This four-year programme includes a foundation year that leads directly into the three-year course. It provides an excellent route to a degree in history if you do not have the typical entry requirements.

Discover a thousand years of world history, spanning Britain, Europe, Africa, America, the Middle East and Asia. Immerse yourself in subjects such as crusading, totalitarianism, witchcraft, gender and sexuality, race and colonialism.

Taught by experts from the Department of History, you will unlock people, places and perspectives otherwise impossible to access in a lifetime.

Your learning structure

The aim of the foundation year is to prepare you for your history degree. As you progress, each stage builds upon your prior learning:

Foundation year: gain a thorough grounding in study at degree level. Core modules will develop key skills to support your learning.

Career

Our BA History with Foundation course equips you with transferable skills that are highly valued in the workplace. 96% of our history graduates are in work or further study within six months of graduating (Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey, 2016/17).

Your history degree can open the door to several professions. Our graduates have found employment in a variety of sectors, including publishing, museums and heritage, law, teaching, accountancy and banking, and social care.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 17,320per year

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

University information

University of Reading

  • University League Table

    39th

  • Campus address

    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 23,000 students from around 160 countries.
Reading is a lively town just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master's and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    55th out of 93 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    120 58%

    42nd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    57 57%

    64th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    76th

    11

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