History BA (Hons)

Goldsmiths, University of London

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UCAS CODE V101
**History is a relevant, dynamic, fascinating, and important field of study which, at Goldsmiths, is approached in creative, innovative, and exciting ways.**History - the study, analysis and understanding of the past - is as important today as it has ever been and it continues to make vital contributions to how we comprehend and interact with the world around us.Understanding past societies fosters emotional intelligence and allows us to appreciate the diversity and adaptability of human life. ... READ MORE

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Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 27-SEP-21

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
127th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
68th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
62nd

Start date and duration

Start date
27-SEP-21
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 - 81 = 19% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

History graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK History graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, May 2021

Entry requirements
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Previous study
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Source: HESA, 2018

History

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Psychology
37%
English Literature
36%
History
35%
Sociology
17%
Music
15%

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Latest History reviews

History
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Corinne
14 Nov 19
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Yaseen
14 Nov 19

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How History students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 37 reviews

5 star 41%
4 star 43%
3 star 16%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 3.9) 972 reviews

5 star 22%
4 star 53%
3 star 22%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
Goldsmiths, University of London
CompUniGuide ranking
68th
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 3.9)
Founded in 1891, Goldsmiths' College has been part of the University of London for over 100 years, and in that time has built a world-class reputation for its research, and comprehensive range of innovative degree courses spanning the arts, social sciences, humanities, computing and law. The university’s New Cross campus in South East London is well known for its active arts and music scene, and consistently produces new and exciting artists, some of whom go on to become established cultural icons. Goldsmiths' is highly rated for the quality of its research and for its Media and Communications department in particular. The university is in the top 10 in the UK for research intensity (Complete University Guide). Students benefit from being part of the tight-knit creative community which forms around the nucleus of Goldsmiths' single, centralised campus.

Where you'll study

Goldsmiths, University of London

Goldsmiths, University of London New Cross London
Lewisham
SE14 6NW United Kingdom Nearest tube station: New Cross  0.1 miles away Nearest train station: New Cross  0.1 miles away

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