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Modern and Contemporary History BA (Hons)

Queen Mary University of London

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Focus on the historical events that shaped the world we live in today.Our BA in Modern and Contemporary History is taught by internationally renowned academics with expertise in modern British, European and American history and the international relations that have defined the world as we know it.You’ll build specialist knowledge of the history and historical techniques of the modern era, and apply a historical perspective to a sweeping range of contemporary issues. You’ll choose from modules focusing on Europe and the United States in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, exploring leadership, government and broader social and cultural contexts. You’re also free to take modules which provide global perspectives or consider earlier historical periods.Your classes will teach you how to engage with contemporary history using critical analysis: whether biographical, such as Kennedy or Thatcher; national, such as British or American history; or thematic, such as the history of terrorism or political thought.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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20,000per year

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A level : ABB

Including A Level History Excluded subjects - General Studies and Critical Thinking.

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University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students enjoy the security and friendliness of campus in a famous city, with guaranteed accommodation for all first-year undergraduates in Year 1.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    29th out of 90 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    126 65%

    34th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    22nd

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.16 83%

    30th

    14

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