History (with Foundation Year) BA (Hons)

Bristol, University of the West of England

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Course info

UCAS CODE V10F
Our staff are passionate about teaching and research. Covering medieval to contemporary history in Britain, Ireland, Europe, America and Africa, the course is broad and we are determined to make history active and relevant. Projects could include producing a video, constructing a website or curating a small exhibition.Past subjects have included the 1980 Bristol riots, the Indian Mutiny of 1857, Rudolf Hess at Abergavenny, the Ashanti War and Prohibition in the USA. As well as deepening your ... READ MORE

Different course options

Full time including foundation year | Frenchay Campus | 4 Years | 12-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.
104th / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
55th
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
59th

Start date and duration

Start date
12-SEP-22
Full Time Including Foundation Year
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 - 93 = 7% 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
£17,000
UK History graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, November 2021

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
Psychology
47%
History
28%
English Literature
22%
Sociology
19%
Photography
17%

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Latest History reviews

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Student Reviewer
06 Dec 17

History BA (Hons)

I've had a totally new...
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Student Reviewer
06 Dec 16

History BA (Hons)

Exciting meeting new people but hard...

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How History students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 7 reviews

5 star 43%
4 star 57%
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Student rating ( 4.0) 1,018 reviews

5 star 26%
4 star 58%
3 star 13%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
Bristol, University of the West of England
CUG ranking
55th
Student rating
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( 4.0)
The University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE) is an ambitious, progressive university based in one of the UK’s most vibrant and creative cities. The university empowers its students to push themselves academically, and to develop their personal and professional lives so that they may fulfil their greatest potential. The university has developed its courses with students’ future careers in mind, and has created an impressive learning environment with facilities that inspire. Students are welcomed into a community which will challenge, excite and support them, graduating with the skills and experience needed to stand out from the crowd and succeed in their future careers. With three campuses spanning the city, students benefit from the freedom of living in a lively and exciting location, with a secure and supportive campus community.

Where you'll study

Bristol, University of the West of England

Coldharbour Lane Bristol
South Gloucestershire
BS16 1QY United Kingdom Nearest train station: Bristol Parkway  0.6 miles away

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