Modern and Contemporary History BA (Hons)

Aberystwyth University

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( 4.4) 2613 reviews


Course info

UCAS CODE V191
This three year Bachelor of Arts honours degree in Modern and Contemporary History covers the period from the French Revolution to the present day. It explores an era marked by mass participation, whether in politics, war or culture. It illuminates the contradictions of modernity, characterised by utopian experiments and their often nightmarish outcomes, by the proclamation of human rights, genocide and ethnic cleansing, and by the promise of reason, science and technology. Studying for a ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
2nd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
71st
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
38th

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, 2019

Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, February 2020

Entry requirements
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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
54%
Psychology
32%
English Literature
24%
Religious Studies & Theology
14%
Government & Politics
12%

Tuition fees

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£9,000 per year
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Students from England Students from England
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£9,000 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
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£9,000 per year
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£9,000 per year
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£9,000 per year
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£9,000 per year
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£13,600 per year
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Latest Contemporary History (Post-1945) reviews

Contemporary History (Post-1945)
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Conor
23 Sep 19

Modern and Contemporary History BA (Hons)

Good atmosphere and growth in academic and social areas.A good community is here at Aber, it always has something fir...
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Student Reviewer
06 Nov 15

Modern and Contemporary History BA (Hons)

Aberystwyth is a great place for people who feel uncomfrotable livinf away from home. It is a very settling and calming...

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How Contemporary History (Post-1945) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.7) 3 reviews

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Student rating ( 4.4) 2,613 reviews

5 star 58%
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Aberystwyth University
CompUniGuide ranking
71st
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.4)
Aberystwyth University (Prifysgol Aberystwyth) is located on the beautiful coast of mid Wales, surrounded by breath-taking scenery of rolling hills and sea. The university, part of the local town affectionately known as “Aber”, forms a vibrant cosmopolitan cultural hub. This beautiful town offers some of the most picturesque views in Wales. Whatever your interest, there is plenty to do in Aberystwyth; with beautiful sandy beaches just a stone’s throw away, and the Cambrian Mountains on our doorstep. There’s no beauty quite like the beauty of Aberystwyth. Students love its location and social life, while it’s internationally renowned for the quality of its teaching and research.

Where you'll study

Aberystwyth University

Penglais Campus Penglais Road Aberystwyth
Ceredigion
SY23 3DD United Kingdom Nearest train station: Aberystwyth  0.4 miles away

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