History BA (Hons)

UCL (University College London)

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UCAS CODE V100
Studying history at UCL gives you opportunities to explore the subject which are unrivalled in the UK or in Europe. This flexible degree programme offers an exceptional range of modules, enabling you to study ancient, medieval and modern history, from the third millennium BCE to the contemporary world.Degree benefitsDrawing upon UCL History, related UCL departments, including the Institute of the Americas and the School of Slavonic & East European Studies, and relevant University of London ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2022 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
34th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
9th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2023
6th

Start date and duration

Start date
25-SEP-23
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 - 94 = 6% 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
£24,000
UK History graduate salary
£22,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2022

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
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Source: HESA, 2018

History

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
History
56%
Mathematics
34%
English Literature
34%
Psychology
22%
Biology
20%

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
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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
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£24,000 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£24,000 per year
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Latest History reviews

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Daniella
16 Mar 22

History (with a Year Abroad) BA (Hons)

The best aspects are the number of events and societies, it’s really a great place for a social life and it’s very easy...
SR
Student Reviewer
16 Mar 22

History BA (Hons)

Worst - student counselling services waiting list too long, replied to me after about 3months. Best - number of...

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How History students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 59 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 51%
3 star 15%
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Student rating ( 4.0) 1,132 reviews

5 star 25%
4 star 58%
3 star 15%
2 star 2%
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Where you'll study

UCL (University College London)

Admissions Gower Street London
Camden
WC1E 6BT United Kingdom Nearest tube station: Euston  0.1 miles away Nearest train station: Euston   0.2 miles away

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