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War Studies and History BA (Hons)

York St John University

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Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

War Studies examines how wars have been fought throughout history and places conflict in its broader social, cultural and political context. Students on our War Studies programme will gain insights into the processes involved in the development, shape, social consequences and resolution of armed conflict over time and how these elements affect contemporary events.By studying this course in the heart of historic York, a city which has played a key role in our country’s illustrious heritage, you have a wealth of rich resources on your doorstep, connecting you with the pasts of both York and the wider Yorkshire region. Within the course students have visited various sites to explore the conflicts which left their mark on North Yorkshire, from the Wars of the Roses to the World Wars of the twentieth century. With nationally iconic battlefield sites on our doorstep, from the site of Britain’s bloodiest battle at Towton to the Royal Armouries museum in Leeds, York St John University is well placed to put you in touch with the past, present and future of research into this evocative field of study.This programme draws on a combination of multi-disciplinary skills found in subjects including history, American studies, film studies, English, and media. Through the study of this diverse set of topics you will be well placed to find potential employment in areas such as journalism, politics, international relations, working with NGOs, or in the security, intelligence and policy-making sectors.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 12,750per year

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UCAS Points : 96

University information

York St John University

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  • Campus address

    York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York, York, YO31 7EX, England

York St John's friendly campus is located at the heart of York but has a global outlook, with a family of students from over 60 countries.
The dedicated international support team assists students from the start, with help in language, study skills, finance, mental wellness and general settling in.
Global Guides support international students to settle into life at York St John, with social activities for UK and international students.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    92nd out of 93 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    92 44%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    49 49%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%



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