Goldsmiths, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme is designed to provide a route into higher education for those with an interrupted education, or those who wish to return to study after a period of work, caring responsibilities or other activities. It would also suit those who have faced particularly challenging circumstances in their education which have left them without the formal entry requirements for higher education. Success in this 'Year 0' entitles you to automatic progression onto BA (Hons) in History (you can also at that stage apply internally for a transfer into our joint honours History degree). We offer something different and exciting ' we use innovative, interdisciplinary approaches to the subject, and will encourage you to explore issues, controversies and themes rather than chronological periods. You'll work with staff who are enthusiastic researchers, excellent teachers, and international leaders in their field. Students who have taken this route are now graduating successfully, and some are proceeding onto postgraduate study.

Course Modules

Modules include: Techniques and methodologies of history; age of transition from medieval to early modern society 1400'1650; nationalism, conflict and the state; fractured societies: diversity and social difference.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time Including Foundation Year
BA (Hons) £12,710  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
Full Time Including Foundation Year
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • Interview
  • Course specific

Key Course Information

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92% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 86%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 84%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 70%

£19,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

86% Go on to work and/or study

In work 61
Studying 24
Studying and working 1
Unemployed 14
Unknown 1

16% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 30%

Total Coursework: 67%

Total Practical: 3%

£5,247 - £5,247
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,906 - £7,306
Typical cost of private accommodation