History BA (Hons)

University of Cambridge

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UCAS CODE V100
Our History course offers a huge range of options that span three millennia and circle the globe. In fact, you have the opportunity to investigate practically any period or aspect of history that interests you. History at Cambridge reflects the quality and breadth of interest of our expert historians and our course has been ranked among the top three of the world’s best for several years. The History degree gives you the opportunity to explore the past from many different angles, as well as the ... READ MORE

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Full time | Girton | 3 Years | OCT-22

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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36th / 95
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
2nd
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
1st

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT-22
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 - 99 = 1% 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
£21,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, April 2022

Entry requirements
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Previous study
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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
66%
English Literature
45%
Mathematics
36%
Music
19%
Government & Politics
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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More info: The tuition Fee for 2021 entry is £9,250, The government regulated tuition fee for 2022-23 hasn't been set..

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Students from Channel Islands
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23,340 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
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23,340 per year
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Latest History reviews

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joslyn
28 Mar 22
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James
01 Feb 22

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How History students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 77 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 59%
3 star 7%
2 star 0%
1 star 0%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.2) 906 reviews

5 star 34%
4 star 55%
3 star 10%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

University of Cambridge

Huntingdon Road Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB3 0JG United Kingdom Nearest train station: Cambridge  2.1 miles away

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