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History BA (Hons)

UK

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What will I learn?

Summary

History at Ulster will develop a wide range of written, verbal, and analytical skills through the study of the historical processes that have shaped modern society. You will explore topics such as Film and the Vietnam War, Witchcraft and Magic, the Russian Revolution, United States’ Foreign Policy and many more.

We are the highest ranked History course in Northern Ireland and amongst the highest ranked in the UK for student satisfaction meaning you will study with leading historians who are nationally recognised for the quality of their teaching.

We present History in unique and exciting ways. You will learn mainly in interactive workshops rather than in lectures and seminars. You will create podcasts and digital presentations, design websites, organise conferences and produce research portfolios.

Our recent graduates are in high demand from employers who recognise the fundamental skills of writing and presentation, research and time management, critical thinking and independence, that our History degree provides. If you have a passion for knowledge, are a critical thinker and want to better understand the past and its influence on the present and the future then this course is for you.

About

History at Ulster gives you the freedom to choose the topics that interest you most. We teach early modern, modern and contemporary histories and provide a broad range of optional modules. You can study the histories of Britain and Ireland, the United States, Russia and the Soviet Union, the Middle East, and many more. In your final year you can design your own research project. We have expertise in medical history, gender history and social and political history.

Job roles

With this degree you could become:

  • Heritage Manager
  • Journalist
  • Retail Management
  • Teacher
  • University Lecturer
  • Banking and Finance
  • Civil and Public Service

Career options

  • History at Ulster does not confine you to one career path. Our course develops talents which are transferrable across a variety of professions and industries.
  • You will enhance your general knowledge and hone your writing and digital presentation skills, learn how to research and assess material, and present evidence-based, fact-checked arguments.
  • You will develop excellent time management skills, learn how to think critically and reach logical conclusions. You will be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • These skills are valued by employers in all businesses and professions.
  • Our recent graduates are working in media, education, civil service, retail, banking and finance, the heritage sector, and in law.

Which department am I in?

Coleraine Campus

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,360.00 (US$ 18,897) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 September 2023

Venue

Coleraine

University House,

Cromore Road,

Coleraine,

Northern Ireland,

BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£15,360.00 (US$ 18,897) per year
This is a fixed fee

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

18 September 2023

Venue

Coleraine

University House,

Cromore Road,

Coleraine,

Northern Ireland,

BT52 1SA, Northern Ireland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have High School Diploma with overall GPA 3.0 and to include grades 3,3,3 in 3 AP subjects; High School Diploma with overall GPA 3.0 and to include 1000 out of 1600 in SAT; Associate Degree with GPA 3.0. High School Diploma with overall GPA 3.0 and to include grades 4,3,3 in 3 AP subjects or High School Diploma with overall GPA 3.0 and to include 1000 out of 1600 in SAT. Normally the minimum English language entry requirement is IELTS (academic) of 6.0 (with no band score of less than 5.5).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Ulster University

With an international reputation for teaching excellence, Ulster University offers students a welcoming and caring environment to live and study.

  • Scholarship of GBP 2,000 for international students
  • Guaranteed on-campus accommodation for overseas students
  • Among the top 50 universities in the UK
  • Award-winning Career Development Centre (CDC)

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