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History and Sociology (Professional Placement Year) BA (Hons)/BSc (Hons)

Bath Spa University

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( 3.9) 1153 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE S144
History is an exciting and challenging discipline, whether studied as a single honours degree or as a component of a combined award. It provides an essential foundation for exploring fundamental questions about beliefs, values and identity; it is impossible to comprehend the contemporary world without it.We offer you the opportunity to study a wide range of sources, periods and themes. Our teaching offers local, national and international perspectives, broad surveys, and in-depth ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
122nd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
94th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
75th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
88th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP-20
Full Time
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 - 92 = 8% 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
£20,000
UK History graduate salary
£18,000

Sociology

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Sociology graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Sociology graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, November 2019

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

Sociology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Music
39%
Sociology
31%
Psychology
24%
English Literature
21%
History
16%

History

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
Domestic Fees
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
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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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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More info: History/Sociology: 2020/21 Entry- Year 1 fee is £14,500. During the placement year, the fee is reduced to 20% of the full time fee. Otherwise, fees are the same as for full time study. This applies to UK, EU and International students..

International Students
International Fees
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How Sociology students rated:

Student rating ( 3.8) 50 reviews

5 star 12%
4 star 62%
3 star 20%
2 star 4%
1 star 2%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 1,153 reviews

5 star 18%
4 star 60%
3 star 19%
2 star 3%
1 star 0%
Bath Spa University
CompUniGuide ranking
94th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.9)
Bath Spa University is based in one of the world's most beautiful, vibrant and, forward-looking cities, the UNESCO listed city of Bath. Its campuses are where creative minds meet and it offers students the chance to immerse themselves in all that its teaching and research facilities have to offer, including courses in art, design, performance, music and media, education, humanities, science and business. Building on its reputation which dates back to 1852 when it first opened its doors as the original Bath School of Art, Bath Spa University has evolved into a strong community of learners where all students with differing interests are given the space and encouragement to be creative, innovative and enterprising problem solvers.

Where you'll study

Bath Spa University

Newton Park Bath
Bath And North East Somerset
BA2 9BN United Kingdom Nearest train station: Oldfield Park  1.6 miles away

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