Reflecting the globalised world we live in, the curriculum covers a wide range of European and non-European histories and examines topics such as colonialism, decolonisation, immigration, ethnic minorities and gender.
This course will hone your ability to absorb, communicate and critically analyse complex information. As you progress through the course, we’ll challenge you with more in-depth explorations and you can deepen your own historical interests. You’ll be supported by a passionate teaching team who are leading experts in their fields and provide a dynamic learning environment with a variety teaching and assessment methods.
Exploring primarily modern and contemporary history, our course is diverse, international in focus and innovative.
De Mortfort University
You will learn about British, South Asian, European, African and North and South American history and also discover unique specialist topics such as history of photography and history of sport and leisure. You can also select a route through this degree in English Literature or Education. Develop a wide range of transferable skills by learning how to research and communicate complex information effectively.
Our graduates use these skills to forge successful careers across various professions including teaching, the law, marketing and the heritage and museum sector.
112 points from at least 2 A levels or
BTEC Extended Diploma DMM or
International Baccalaureate: 26+ Points or
T Levels Merit
Plus five GCSEs grades 9-4 including English Language or Literature at grade 4 or above.
Pass Access with 30 level 3 credits at Merit and GCSE English (Language or Literature) at grade 4 or above.
We also accept the BTEC First Diploma plus two GCSEs including English Language or Literature at grade 4 or above
Employability skills are embedded in the curriculum to prepare you for a range of careers both related to History and in wider industries. Our graduates have gone on to forge successful careers in various professions, such as in teaching, law, public relations, marketing, journalism, civil service and the heritage and museum sectors, including roles such as:
Deputy Manager at the National Waterways Museum
Communication and Marketing Executive at Cambridge University Press
Associate at multinational law firm Eversheds Sutherland
Head of History at a high school
Note: All modules are indicative and based on the current academic session. Course information is correct at the time of publication and is subject to review. Exact modules may, therefore, vary for your intake in order to keep content current. If there are changes to your course we will, where reasonable, take steps to inform you as appropriate.