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Course Details

History BA (Hons)

Anglia Ruskin University

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Course Summary

Explore how past societies developed and behaved to better understand our present and future lives, on our full-time History degree in Cambridge. Choose to study abroad, take part in European field trips and local fieldwork, and get support to find work placements. Broaden your historical knowledge and develop analytical and research skills that, together, can lead to careers in fields such as heritage, museums and genealogy.

Entry Requirement

96 UCAS Tariff points from a minimum of 2 A Levels (or equivalent).
3 GCSEs at grade C, or grade 4, or above.
If English is not your first language you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.0 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification, as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University.
You may also be accepted to this course with an IELTS 5.5 (Academic level- with no individual score being lower than 5.5) or equivalent English Language qualification as recognised by Anglia Ruskin University, but will then be required to undertake additional compulsory free English language modules in your first year.


Foundation year

Foundation in Humanities, English, Media, Social Sciences and Education

Year one
  • Global Histories Ideas Connections Spaces and Objects
  • Uniting the Kingdoms: Early Modern Britain 1485-1715
  • Creating the Past
  • Revolution and Crisis in the European World, 1500-1800
  • Making of Modern Britain 1714-1832
Year Two
  • Britain in the 19th century
  • 19th Century Europe
  • History Today: Methods and Approaches
  • Britain in the 20th Century
  • optional modules
  • The British Empire
  • The Growth of the USA
  • A Social History of Medicine in Europe 1500-1750
  • The United States in the 20th Century
  • Europe in the Age of the First World War
  • Gender and Sexuality in Britain: 1880s-1980s
Year Three
  • Undergraduate Major Project
  • History Special Subject
  • optional modules
  • Russia: Revolution and Reaction
  • Leisure and Popular Culture in Britain, 1800 to the Present
  • End of Empires
  • Capitalism in Crisis: The Depression and War in Europe
  • The Cold War: the world divided
  • The Era of Thatcher and Blair




Sept, Jan


4 Years

Study Mode

Full Time

Tution Fees

UK/EU tution fees starting from: £9250

International tution fees starting from: £13500

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