History BA (Hons)

University of Bristol

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( 4.1) 909 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE V100
We place particular emphasis on undergraduate research. At Bristol, students ‘do’ history as well as read history through a mix of core units and a choice of primary source-based optional units. You will undertake one substantial piece of independent research each year, culminating in a final-year dissertation.In the first year you will study themes in medieval, early modern and modern history. You will then pursue your own pathway through the degree, choosing from a wide range of thematic and... 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.
64th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
15th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
10th

Start date and duration

Start date
21-SEP-20
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 - 96 = 4% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

History graduate salary at this uni
£22,000
UK History graduate salary
£20,000

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

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
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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
History
57%
English Literature
41%
Psychology
26%
Mathematics
21%
Biology
16%

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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£19,500 per year
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International Students
International Fees
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Latest History reviews

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Raffi
01 Feb 19

History BA (Hons)

Best parts - societies, intern/part-time job opportunities, variety of choice in history modules. Less good - lack of...
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Anoy
01 Feb 19

History BA (Hons)

Great - largely due to brilliant societies and great...

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How History students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 23 reviews

5 star 27%
4 star 65%
3 star 8%
2 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 909 reviews

5 star 31%
4 star 55%
3 star 13%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

University of Bristol

Senate House
Tyndall Avenue
Bristol
BS8 1TH United Kingdom Nearest train station: Clifton Down  0.2 miles away

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