History BA (Hons)

Northumbria University, Newcastle

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Course info

UCAS CODE V100
Are you looking for a degree that combines the study of the past with 21-century employability? History BA (Hons) at Northumbria offers a high level of flexibility as well as thorough training in the skills of the professional researcher.Alongside a small number of core modules, you can pick and choose from stimulating options that cover a rich tapestry of history, always pursuing your particular interests. These could relate to a mix of periods as well as sub-disciplines like political, ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time with time abroad | Main Site | 4 Years | 19-SEP-22

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
47th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
52nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
38th

Start date and duration

Start date
19-SEP-22
Full Time With Time Abroad
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 - 96 = 4% 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
£17,000
UK History graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, June 2021

Entry requirements
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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
51%
History
41%
English Literature
23%
English Language
21%
Sociology
17%

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Latest History reviews

History
SR
Student Reviewer
28 Feb 20

History BA (Hons)

It has been a challenging but rewarding experience. I am happy with my choice of university and accomodation. I am...
R
Rob
26 Feb 20

History BA (Hons)

Made some good mates and I’m not struggling with any of the work so I find it good 90% of the time. Sometimes I just...

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How History students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 65 reviews

5 star 62%
4 star 31%
3 star 7%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 3,544 reviews

5 star 48%
4 star 37%
3 star 12%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
Northumbria University, Newcastle
CompUniGuide ranking
52nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.3)
Northumbria University offers students the opportunity to develop skills in a wide range of courses, creating a graduate community that is ambitious and well-equipped to meet the challenges of a modern world. The university is top-rated globally and one of the best in the world for sustainability. The university is made up of four campuses: The City Campus in Newcastle comprises award-winning architecture, modern learning environments and excellent sports facilities. It sits right at the heart of a thriving city, while coastal resorts and the beauty of Northumberland are within easy reach. The second campus in Newcastle at Coach Lane is just a few miles outside the city centre, and is home to the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. It has its own modern Students’ Union and sporting facilities as well as extensive computer and library services.

Where you'll study

Northumbria University, Newcastle

Sutherland Building Newcastle upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE1 8ST United Kingdom Nearest train station: Newcastle Central  0.4 miles away

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