UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This four'year, flexible degree programme introduces you to Anglophone and continental European traditions in academic history as well as to an ambitious range of themes, geographical areas and chronological periods. You will spend your third year studying at a European university, where teaching is conducted in another language

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: From the ancient near east to the 21st century; concepts, categories and the practice of history; language course. Year 2 examples: Extended essay; language course. Year 3 examples: Extended essay; translation exam. 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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82% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 72%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 87%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 93%

£20,000 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

22% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 65%

Total Coursework: 28%

Total Practical: 6%

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

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