Economic History BSc (Hons)

London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

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UCAS CODE V300
Economic historians study how past economies have changed and the factors that influence economic development. We focus on practical questions about real economies. For instance, why are some countries rich and others poor, what forces shape inequality and what does historical experience reveal about current global economic developments and crises? Economic historians use concepts and theories from across the social sciences to study the historical development of economies and understand them ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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107th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
3rd
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
4th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-22
Full Time
3 Years

History

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

History graduate salary at this uni
£32,000
UK History graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
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Entry requirements
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Source: HESA, 2018

History

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
73%
English Literature
38%
Economics
37%
Mathematics
35%
Government & Politics
21%

Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
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£22,430 per year
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Latest Economic History reviews

Economic History
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Student Reviewer
28 Nov 18

Economic History BSc (Hons)

Very career-oriented - depends on if you like that level of...
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23 Nov 17

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Student rating ( 3.7) 15 reviews

5 star 7%
4 star 67%
3 star 20%
2 star 6%
1 star 0%

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Student rating ( 4.0) 742 reviews

5 star 25%
4 star 55%
3 star 17%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%

Where you'll study

London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

Houghton Street London
Camden
WC2A 2AE United Kingdom Nearest tube station: Holborn  0.1 miles away Nearest train station: Blackfriars  0.4 miles away

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