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BAHistory

University of Southampton
United Kingdom, Southampton
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Overview

Study for a degree in History and gain a valuable understanding of the defining events of the past, recognise their impact upon the present, and develop an insight into the future. Explore contested narratives and develop your own interpretations by utilising a wide range of primary evidence while cultivating a highly transferable skillset.

The diverse range of modules include the ancient history of Augustus’ Rome, the medieval Crusades, the early modern Tudors, the modern Space Race and the contemporary events of the War on Terror, enabling you to tailor your degree to your interests.

Programme structure

In your first year you will take core modules on historical and analytical skills and key conceptual tools for historians. You will also select modules from options covering the ancient to near contemporary world, exploring the development of a historical topic over time, and analysing sources for its study.

In your second year you will choose modules from a wide range of ancient, medieval or modern topics, and undertake a group project involving first-hand research.

In your final year you will study in-depth a key historical theme, and complete a dissertation on a research topic of your choice.

Add breadth to your degree and pursue varied interests by taking the option to complete 25 per cent of your programme in another subject

Career opportunities

Studying History at Southampton will help you to acquire the critical thinking and communication skills that are vital as you embark on your career. During your studies you will gain valuable transferable skills – the ability to weigh up evidence and arguments, to express your opinions coherently and concisely, to work independently, to manage your time and workload effectively, and many more. These skills will demonstrate to employers that you are uniquely equipped to respond positively to the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow’s workplace.

Your skills of research, analysis and expression will open a wide variety of career options. The graduates have succeeded in careers as diverse as law; the media; IT; the Civil Service; advertising, film and television; business and finance; teaching; politics; numerous roles in the public sector and NGOs; publishing; teaching; museums, galleries and libraries – to name but a few.

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