Why study BA (Hons) History at BU? As well as studying history in the traditional sense, you will be using newspapers, on-line sites, sound recordings, television and film as a way of exploring a broad range of topics In addition to traditional essays and exams, you\'ll be assessed through exhibitions, posters, websites, podcasts, blogs and even a mock peace conference Engage with public history working with a range of outside agencies including museums, archives and heritage organisations Develop a proposal for a public history event, working with organisations such as Wimborne Minster, Dorset History Centre, Christchurch Cathedral and Bournemouth Civic Society Gain valuable experience during a four week or optional 30-week placement Work with organisations such as Dorset History Centre, Huntley Film Archives and ABA Antiques This course received an impressive 94% satisfaction rating from our final year students Where could a History degree take you? Our BA (Hons) History degree aims to develop critically informed, skilled, enterprising and resourceful graduates who can enter a range of career paths including teachers, heritage workers, archivists and researchers alongside a variety of other professions from banking and PR work to journalism and the Civil Service.Foundation year: We have a foundation year option for UK students who do not meet the entry requirements for the degree course. This additional year of study will give you a grounding in the media and communication skills required for this course, building your confidence, knowledge and skills for further study. After successful completion of the foundation year, you will progress to the full degree.