UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Studying History at UCL gives you opportunities to explore the subject which are probably unrivalled anywhere else in the UK or Europe. This four'year degree combines the flexibility of the BA History programme with the opportunity to spend the third year abroad at an institution in North or South America.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: From the ancient near east to the 21st century; concepts, categories and the practice of history. Year 2: Extended essay. Year 3: Year abroad. Year 4: Dissertation.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
BA (Hons) £16,130  Academic year. First year overseas fees
4 years
Full Time With Time Abroad
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher AAA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAAAA
  • GCE A-level AAA-A*AA
  • European Baccalaureate 85%
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • International Baccalaureate
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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89% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 84%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 83%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 90%

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

89% Go on to work and/or study

In work 45
Studying 38
Studying and working 6
Unemployed 7
Unknown 4

25% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 63%

Total Coursework: 37%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation