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History BA (Hons)

University of Exeter

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( 4.3) 1994 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE V102
Our Single Honours History programme in Cornwall offers a traditional basis in British, European and world history, with particularly strong and innovative practices in the latter. We place particular emphasis on using history to understand the challenges posed by globalisation, ethnic conflict and scientific and environmental change.Equally exciting is our commitment to public history, which gives you the chance to carry out work experience within museums, galleries and similar organisations. ... READ MORE

Key stats

Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
16th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
12th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
6th

Start date and duration

Start date
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 - 95 = 5% 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
£22,000
UK History graduate salary
£21,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, July 2020

Entry requirements
Entry requirements
The minimum grades (and in some cases the subjects) you'll need to get on to this course.

Choose Exam type Grades / Points required
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
67%
English Literature
39%
Psychology
33%
Mathematics
19%
Geography
16%

Tuition fees

For students from

Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
Other UK Fees
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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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£18,500 per year
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Please note: fees do vary so please make sure you contact the institution for up to date information.
International Students
International Fees
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Latest History reviews

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Charlotte
20 Jan 20

History BA (Hons)

Absolutely amazing! Now that I’ve graduated, I really miss Penryn campus. I had the best three years there and met some...
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Lucy
17 Jan 20

History BA (Hons)

Loved Exeter but was embarrassed to be associated with the various racism issues which are obviously a bit of a problem...

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How History students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 83 reviews

5 star 50%
4 star 44%
3 star 3%
2 star 1%
1 star 2%

How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 1,994 reviews

5 star 47%
4 star 45%
3 star 7%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

University of Exeter

Penryn Campus Penryn
Cornwall And Isles Of Scilly
TR10 9FE United Kingdom Nearest train station: Penryn Cornwall  0.4 miles away

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