Modern and Contemporary History BA (Hons)

Bangor University

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UCAS CODE V140
This degree gives you the opportunity to study the modern period from 1750 to the present in Britain, Europe and the U.S.A. in detail. If you take this degree you will investigate the evolution of modern western society and politics, but your studies will also include a consideration of less tangible influences on western attitudes, from the Americanization of popular culture to the break up of Empires and the globalization of economic activity. Although you will specialize in the modern and ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
12th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
72nd
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
54th

Start date and duration

Start date
27-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 - 90 = 10% 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
£17,000
UK History graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, January 2021

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
Psychology
62%
History
36%
Biology
27%
English Literature
22%
Religious Studies & Theology
16%

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Latest Modern History (17th To 20th Century) reviews

Modern History (17th To 20th Century)
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Rachael
18 Feb 20

Modern and Contemporary History BA (Hons)

I have really enjoyed university and don't regret my choice at all, everyone has been really helpful but i have also...
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Rachael
16 Dec 19

Modern and Contemporary History BA (Hons)

Been amazing so far, stunning place and loving every...

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How Modern History (17th To 20th Century) students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 11 reviews

5 star 37%
4 star 36%
3 star 27%
2 star 0%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.5) 2,579 reviews

5 star 62%
4 star 29%
3 star 7%
2 star 1%
1 star 1%
Bangor University
CompUniGuide ranking
72nd
Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
( 4.5)
Bangor University achieved a Gold Award for ‘outstanding teaching’ in the national Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Based between the mountains and the sea in north Wales, Bangor University has around 10,000 students studying a wide range of subjects including Accounting & Finance, Forestry and Conservation, Psychology, Law, Music, Ocean Sciences, English Literature and Language, Medical Sciences, Nursing, and Zoology. Bangor University came within the top 10 in the University of the Year category at the 2019 Whatuni Student Choice Awards, and this success is reflected in comments left by our student reviewers, many of whom have nothing but great things to say about their entire time studying at Bangor. Bangor students on Whatuni say: “ONCE IN A LIFETIME. Amazing course, amazing location. Incredible lecturers, incredible facilities.

Where you'll study

Bangor University

Bangor University Bangor, Gwynedd
LL57 2DG United Kingdom Nearest train station: Bangor   0.3 miles away

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