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BA (Hons) History with Foundation Year

University of Derby Number 1 University in the East Midlands for graduate employment

Why choose this course?

History is a subject for anyone with a sense of curiosity and a desire for a deeper understanding of the world around them.

  • If you have the ability to study for a degree, but don’t have the necessary formal qualifications to enter directly on to the Honours degree programme, you can choose to start at Foundation Year stage.
  • Prepare for success on a course which consistently achieves great results in the National Student Survey: in 2015, 97% of students were satisfied with their course and this year we're ranked No.1 for student satisfaction in the UK in the Complete University Guide Subject Tables
  • Explore the broad sweep of British, European and global history from the Renaissance to the twentieth century
  • Undertake fieldwork at historical locations ranging from country houses to industrial cities
  • Share your passion for the past by organising and marketing a high-profile public history conference
  • Benefit from the support of a dedicated and enthusiastic teaching team who are published experts in their field
  • Develop an impressive set of critical, theoretical and transferable skills which will give you a real advantage in securing a graduate career.
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