History and English Literature BA (Hons)

University of Hertfordshire

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UCAS CODE V1Q3
Our BA History and English Literature gives you the opportunity to study two subjects that speak closely to each other.Just as poems, plays and novels can offer historians different ways to look at the past, historical documents can also be read as texts to be interpreted as works of narrative.For both English Literature and History we have modernized and diversified our curriculum to reflect our changing world. Within our research-led courses you’ll study canonical texts and periods of history ... READ MORE

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Full time with time abroad | Main Site | 4 Years | SEP-22

Key stats

Uni rankings

History
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
115th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
80th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
75th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-22
Full Time With Time Abroad
4 Years

Combined, General Or Negotiated Studies

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 - 85 = 15% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Combined, General Or Negotiated Studies graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Combined, General Or Negotiated Studies graduate salary
£21,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, November 2021

Entry requirements
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Previous study
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The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Combined, General Or Negotiated Studies

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Literature
41%
History
38%
English Language
21%
Sociology
17%
Psychology
16%

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University of Hertfordshire
CUG ranking
80th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.9)
The University of Hertfordshire (Herts) is an internationally renowned institution located in Hatfield, UK. First established as a Technical College in 1948, the university’s portfolio of degree courses includes a diverse and progressive selection of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. There are over 200 undergraduate courses to choose from, and the university works hard to help students achieve their academic goals. Herts has invested in amazing campus facilities which include a full-scale replica Crown Court, state-of-the-art sports centres, and a multi-million-pound Science Building with in-house flight simulators. Herts offers many opportunities for students to try new things and meet new people, providing recreational spaces to get drinks with friends, cafes, gyms, and shops across its two campuses.

Where you'll study

University of Hertfordshire

University Admissions Service College Lane Hatfield
Hertfordshire
AL10 9AB United Kingdom Nearest train station: Hatfield   0.9 miles away

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