BA (Hons) History (with Foundation Year option)

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  • Entry requirements
    For September 2022 and September 2023 entry: The entry requirements for this course are 104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. All subjects considered.
    Numeracy and Literacy: GCSE English Language or English Literature and Mathematics grade 4 (or grade C in the old grading system). We also accept iGCSEs, Key Skills and Functional Skills and other qualifications at Level 2 of the National Qualifications Framework.
    International Entry Requirements:
    Please see below some examples of the qualifications for entry onto Year 1 for September 2022 and September 2023 entry:

    Chinese Senior High School Graduation Certificate (Huikao) average 80%, or Gaokao 61-71%. Grade depends on the course
    Hong Kong HKDSE Diploma (4,4,3 to 4,4,4 from three subjects). Grade depends on the course
    All India Senior School Certificate Examination (Standard XII) 60-70%
    Italian Esame di Stato with 60-70%. Grade depends on the course
    Titulo de Bachillerato with 6 or 7. Grade depends on the course

    For September 2022 and September 2023 entry: If English is not your first language you\'ll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in reading or writing and 5.5 in all other components, or equivalent.
  • Academic Title
    BA (Hons)
  • Course description
    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.

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