History and Economics (Including Foundation Year) BA (Hons) University of Essex



Course info


Our four-year BA History and Economics (including foundation year), will be suitable for you if your academic qualifications do not yet meet our entrance requirements for the three-year version of this course and you want a programme that increases your subject knowledge as well as improves your academic skills in order to support your academic performance. This four-year course includes a foundation year (Year Zero), followed by a further three years of study. During your Year Zero, you study three academic subjects relevant to your chosen course as well as a compulsory academic skills module. How have events of the past shaped the way we trade? What is the political, social, economic and cultural impact of historical events? What can we learn from the past, and how can we predict the future of our economy? Our course gives you a solid education the relationship between modern history and economics. We expand your knowledge of the history of Britain, Europe and our world from 1500 to present day, whilst also developing your understanding of economics.On this course you spend equal time studying history-related and economics-related modules to aid a greater understanding of the world we live in, and to improve your ability to absorb, analyse and assess the information we have.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study History and Economics (Including Foundation Year) BA (Hons).

Full Time (4 Years)

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Colchester Campus

University of Essex,

Wivenhoe Park,



CO4 3SQ, England

Entry requirement for international students

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