University of East London

Course Introduction

Choose to study History at UEL and: ' Gain a deep understanding of British history in a global context. ' Learn with a committed, experienced staff team who create a friendly, supportive environment in which you can develop your academic skills. ' Enrich your study with optional modules in complementary areas such as literature, politics, sociology and anthropology. ' Access the many libraries, research collections and archives based in London, as well as UEL hosted archives, including the East London People's Archive, the Refugee Council Archive and the East London Theatre Archive. ' Take the opportunity for an international exchange in the second year of study. ' Develop your skills in critical thinking. Learn how to locate, evaluate and communicate information, manage your time effectively and work both collaboratively and independently. ' Equip yourself with the necessary skills to pursue a career in a range of areas, including teaching, museums, heritage, arts and media, local government and business.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £14,040  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
5 years
Part Time
BA (Hons) £2,250  Module. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • European Baccalaureate 65%
  • International Baccalaureate 25
  • SQA Higher
  • GCE A-level BBC
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • GCE AS-level
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units)
  • BTEC National Diploma
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

Key Course Information

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98% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 85%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 76%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 82%

18% Total study time lectures

Total Coursework: 93%

Total Practical: 7%

£4,095 - £4,349
Typical cost of university accommodation

£3,536 - £4,784
Typical cost of private accommodation