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BAHistory / Economic and Social History

Aberystwyth University
United Kingdom, Aberystwyth
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Overview

In choosing to study the History and Economic and Social History Degree (V390) at Aberystwyth you’ll immerse yourself not just in a huge choice of history, but also an understanding of how and why the world has evolved the way it has. This course is student-focused and you’ll be able to build on your existing knowledge of history whilst pursuing what fundamentally interests you. Our History and Economic and Social History graduates are sought by employers for their highly developed research, analysis, teamwork and communications abilities.

The History and Economic and Social History degree scheme is for students who are more interested in the lives of ordinary people in the past than in great leaders, battles and high politics. Taking advantage of the high level of expertise in economic and social history in the department, this course encourages students to focus upon the effects of war and large-scale social and economic changes on ordinary citizens. Like all of the degree schemes offered by the Department of History and Welsh History, this course offers a wide range of option modules and gives students the flexibility to choose to specialise in the historical periods that most interest them.

Career opportunities

Many graduates of Aberystwyth’s Department of History and Welsh History have gone into careers that are directly related to their degree subject – such as teaching, research or working in an archive or museum. Many other graduates have gone into diverse careers including accountancy, banking, marketing, administration, public relations, the computer industry, local government, the police force, social work and journalism. Students of History develop transferable skills – such as independent analytical thought, research, self-motivation and written and oral communication skills – that are attractive to employers in a variety of fields. This gives our graduates great flexibility in their choice of career.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States