History BA (Hons)

University of Birmingham
United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
3 years
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 34,866
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 48,676

Entry Requirements

  • Number of A levels required: 3
  • Typical offer: AAA-AAB
  • Required subjects and grades: A level History, Medieval History or Ancient History at grade A
  • General Studies: not accepted

Additional information:

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma: 36 points including History at Higher Level
  • Access programmes: 60 credits overall, to include 45 credits at level 3, of which 30 must be at Distinction, of which 15 must be in History plus 15 at Merit.  All remaining credits must be at level 2 and include 12 in Maths and 12 in English.
  • Other qualifications are considered.

International students:

  • We welcome applications from international students and invite you to join our vibrant community of over 4500 international students who represent 150 different countries. We accept a range of qualifications.


First year

  • Practising History (A): Skills in History
  • Practising History (B): Approaches to History  
  • Discovering the Middle Ages
  • Living in the Middle Ages
  • The Making of the Modern World 1500-1815
  • The Making of the Contemporary World 1815-2000 
  • Themes and Areas 1

Second year

  • Research Methods (Dissertation Preparation)
  • History in Theory and Practice
  • Group Research 
  • Option A and B (one in Autumn, one in Spring)
  • Themes and Areas 2 

Third year

  • Advanced Option A (Autumn)
  • Advanced Option B (Spring)
  • Special Subject  
  • Dissertation 

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