History at DMU is for anyone who loves modern history. The History course begins by looking at the general outline of modern history and progresses over the course of the three years to more specialised, research based modules. You will gradually increase both your historical knowledge and your historical skills to a high level.
Focus on modern and contemporary history
Specialisms in European, British, Indian history, sports history and the history of ethnicity
Taught by leading researchers/Excellent results in the National Student Survey
Innovative teaching which makes extensive use of web-based learning
Staff committed to giving you a high-quality learning experience
Opportunities to study abroad (USA, Turkey, Sweden, Cyprus)
Field trips each year, recently students have had the opportunity to visit Germany, Russia and Serbia
Active History Society run by students
Year one is foundational, and the marks do not count towards your overall degree. However, you must pass this year to move on to the second year. In the second and third year there are no compulsory modules. You will specialise in particular areas of your choosing. The modules have been specifically designed to develop skills in historiographical analysis and primary source work.
UCAS course code:
Education Studies and History: VX13
English and History: QV31
History and International Relations:LVF1
History and Journalism: PV51
History and Politics: LV21
Duration: Three years full-time/six years part-time
Institution code: D26
Interview required: No
BA (Hons) Education Studies and History (VX13)
Evidence of work experience in an ‘Early Years’ setting
BA (Hons) English and History (QV31)
If you are taking A Levels, we usually require 260 points, including at least 2 A Levels, one at grade C or above in English. We do not require History A Level at grade C for this combination. Students taking the Advanced Diploma should also have ASL English at grade C or above.
BA (Hons) History and Journalism (PV51)
We would expect to see an interest in journalism and current affairs.
If English is not your first language, an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent when you start the course is essential. English language tuition| is available at DMU both before and during the course if required.
Teaching at DMU is interactive, informal and enjoyable. We will encourage you to develop your own thoughts, ideas and viewpoints.
Learning takes place in a number of different ways:
Joint honours degree students will study choose available modules from 50% of one subject and 50% of another.
*As a Joint Honours student you can choose to do your dissertation in History or your other subject.
History staff at DMU are renowned nationally and internationally for the quality of their teaching and research. You will be taught by experts in their field, the people who are writing the books you are reading. History at DMU also has the internationally acclaimed International Centre for Sports History and Culture. Staff work hard to ensure that the student experience is a lively, dynamic and stimulating one.
UK/EU Fees: £9000
International Fees: TBC
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