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 flexible degree programme offers an exceptional range of courses, enabling you to study ancient, medieval and modern history, from the fourth millennium BC to the contemporary world.

Course Modules

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

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £16,130  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
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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93% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 88%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 81%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 88%

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

90% Go on to work and/or study

In work 45
Studying 40
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 5
Unknown 5

24% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 69%

Total Coursework: 31%

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

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