What will I learn?

Let what you learn from the past influence your success in the future. Gain invaluable problem solving and analytical skills by investigating a wide range of societies from the fifteenth century to the present day. You’ll learn how to study the past through political, social, economic, artistic, intellectual and cultural channels. You’ll also get to grips with the up-to-date political issues of international relations by analysing globalisation and global governance.You will gain workplace experience with local public history and heritage sites so you can kick-start your career as soon as you graduate. You could engage in professional analysis of the complex international political environment of the twenty-first century. Our international exchange programme gives you the opportunity to travel and spend either a semester or an entire year exploring history with one of our partner institutions in the US or Europe.* Enhance your career options with a degree that helps you develop highly sought-after analytical and communication skills while you home in on your passion. * Expand your critical and creative writing skills, with the option to focus on modules that align with your interests. * Gain workplace experience with local public history and heritage sites so you can kick-start your career as soon as you graduate.* Plot your own course through the centuries as you take the lead in your research projects and choose areas of study from our flexible range of modules, creating a tailor-made degree.* Our international exchange programme gives you the opportunity to travel and spend either a semester or an entire year exploring history with one of our partner institutions in the US or Europe * Study both modern and historical literature, building your knowledge of different periods and cultures. * Explore history with your friends and course mates by joining the History Society, a lively and supportive community hosting educational and social events.

Which department am I in?

School of Humanities and Performing Arts

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

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Start date

September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Drake Circus,

Plymouth,

PL4 8AA, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Any subjects are considered. General Studies is not accepted.

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

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