What will I learn?

Our foundation year offers the chance to strengthen your skills, knowledge and confidence – with extensive support from our expert staff – before you advance to stage one of your honours degree. It could also be beneficial if you are planning a career change and want to get to grips with aspects of subjects which are new to you.History has the power to make us question who we are and how we have come to act the way we do. This History BA will turn you into a critical thinker, ready to challenge traditional beliefs or viewpoints.WHY CHOOSE THIS COURSE?We are one of the top history departments in the country for student satisfaction. Our degree teaches you to apply your historical knowledge to the workplace and focuses on modern and contemporary history – from the First World War to the history of medicine and nineteenth-century slums. There are no exams (you are assessed in other ways) and you can choose to study for a semester in America.IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU?You will enjoy this course if you have a sense of curiosity and a desire for a deeper understanding of the world around you.HOW YOU WILL LEARNThrough lectures, seminars, self-directed study, tutorials, film screenings and work-based learning. You will also go on study visits to places such as the Imperial War Museum and the cities of Chester and Manchester.OPPORTUNITIES AND EXPERIENCESYou will interpret the past for the wider community, through projects and placements for arts and heritage organisations. You will also organise and promote a public history conference and present your research at it.CAREERS AND EMPLOYABILITYHistory graduates have great research and presentation skills, as well as a better understanding of the world around them. It can lead on to a variety of careers – in education, libraries, museums, archives, law, the civil service, marketing – or further study in history, museum studies, archive management or international relations.

Which department am I in?

Humanities

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£14,045.00 (US$ 19,331) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Kedleston Road,

Derby,

DE22 1GB, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

At least a grade C in either Science or Social Science A Level (or equivalent qualification)

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

Pathways options

Offered by this university

University of Derby offers below pathways course for this subject
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