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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JAN

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Richmond University is the only US & UK three year liberal arts degree in the world. Through this programme, students get all of the advantages of a liberal arts education in just three years**. This ‘Degree in Three’ will provide a comprehensive collection of courses that will provide students with a cross-disciplinary education. Students will have five classes each semester with one extra elective course in either their second or third year. Students will also still be able to undertake an internship or participate in a study abroad programme as part of this programme. All degrees fulfil the same credit hours and overall requirements of a four-year undergraduate Bachelor of Arts degree. This is a fantastic return on investment for those who strive to assemble a broad foundation of knowledge in multiple disciplines that can be used in a wide spectrum of careers.**Learn how the past has shaped the present with this exciting programme which explores international history from ancient to contemporary times. Based in the historic and vibrant city of London, you’ll have access to some of the world’s top museums and collections.**During the first year of the programme, you’ll have a broad introduction to International History, providing a great foundation of knowledge, including such topics as World Cultural History and The Global Cold War.We offer student a range of courses in international history, emphasising politics and culture. Highly topical issues are covered, such as the Rise of the Right: a History of Fascisms and Nationalism and Conflict: the subjects of international order are just as relevant today as always. You’ll also explore empires and imperialism, flows of peoples, material culture, war and peace, and the international significance of cultural and visual history.Some fascinating courses are available so that you can specialise in topics which appeal to you, such as Culture Power and Empire, Visualising Enlightenment, Comparative Monarchies: Games of Thrones, The British Empire, Race and Empire, US History, History of Fashion, The Vikings, History of Propaganda, and Migrations and Diasporas. There’s a strong emphasis on research, enabling you to gain critical skills which are transferable for postgraduate study or any career. You will develop very strong historiographical skills, working with archives, exhibitions and primary sources, and be prepared for both postgraduate studies and future career paths.You’ll have the option of doing an accredited internship programme, which can provide invaluable work experience. Plus consider whether you’d like to do a Minor in another subject, such as Media Production, American Studies or Marketing, to provide an added element to your Major.**5 Reasons to Study International History**- London provides the perfect backdrop to study International History – with world-leading museums and collections on the doorstep- Interdisciplinary programme combining areas of study from the Humanities and other fields ensures breadth of approach- Opportunity to learn from highly qualified, internationally renowned professors who are very active in research- Participate in exciting educational trips to Turkey, historical institutions in London, and Europe- Gain vital work experience with an integrated international internship**Career Paths**Whitgrift School, University of Virginia, Greenpeace USA, WorldStrides- Capstones Programs,The United Nations Children’s Fund, BBC, Bloomberg L.P, NBC News, Al Jazeera

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 14,750per year

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

University information

Richmond, The American International University in London

  • Campus address

    Richmond, The American International University in London, Queens Road, Richmond upon Thames, TW10 6JP, England

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