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History and Literature (Including Placement Year) BA (Hons)

University of Essex

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( 4.2) 1169 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE QV22
Improve your understanding of both history and literature, and investigate the ways in which the two subjects integrate. Your history modules focus on the modern period, specifically on the social and cultural changes affecting civilians, social groups and regions. We also encourage you to respond to Arthurian Literature; to edit never-before edited sonnets from the 16th century; and to hold history in your hands by working with our valuable collection of original books from the time of ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
57th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
44th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
47th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
59th

Start date and duration

Start date
08-OCT-20
Sandwich
4 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 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

History graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK History graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, April 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
A level
Details

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

History

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Psychology
56%
History
39%
English Literature
25%
Sociology
19%
Biology
19%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£16,050 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest Literature reviews

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27 Feb 17

English Literature BA (Hons)

So far I've had an amazing university experience. My first year of uni was one the best times of my life. I'm really...
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10 Feb 16

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pretty sick, met dope people, done dope things, life is...

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Student rating ( 4.3) 14 reviews

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3 star 14%
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Student rating ( 4.2) 1,169 reviews

5 star 35%
4 star 52%
3 star 12%
2 star 1%
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Where you'll study

University of Essex

University of Essex Wivenhoe Park Colchester
Essex
CO4 3SQ United Kingdom Nearest train station: Hythe   0.6 miles away

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