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History

Ready to gain real-world experience and skills to inspire people with History today? At Edge Hill, our unique work-placement module is the centre piece of a degree that provides you with carefully structured training in historical knowledge and skills, from the Crusades to digital media history, opening up a world of future careers.

Develop real-world skills and prepare for a range of careers from museum curator to journalist, teacher or solicitor.

We’re 1st in the North West for learning community (National Student Survey 2022 – History).

We're Top 10 in the UK for student experience (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023).

Education and History

BA (Hons)

Discover how the past has influenced the way we live, govern societies and teach the next generation. In our education and history degree, you’ll explore modern history in a global context and discover how these two fascinating subjects are intrinsically linked.

Course Length:
3 years
Example Offers:
104-112 UCAS Tariff points IB
Location:
Edge Hill University

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English Literature and History

BA (Hons)

Calling lovers of literature and those passionate about exploring the past. Delve into 500 years of literature to unravel themes and discover a range of periods, topics and genres. Explore modern history and important events from across the globe.

Course Length:
3 years, 6 years
Example Offers:
112-120 UCAS Tariff points IB
Location:
Edge Hill University

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History

BA (Hons)

Interested in modern history? Want to find out more about African-American civil rights? Or the origins of the Israel Palestine conflict? You’ve come to the right place: we offer a fascinating history degree.

Course Length:
3 years, 6 years
Example Offers:
112-120 UCAS Tariff points IB
Location:
Edge Hill University

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History & Politics

BA (Hons)

Place the study of politics in its historical context as you combine the analysis of political systems, institutions and policies with an exploration of modern history from across the globe.

Course Length:
3 years, 6 years
Example Offers:
112-120 UCAS Tariff points IB
Location:
Edge Hill University

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Discover History at Edge Hill University

Ready to delve into the past and explore what it means for society today? At Edge Hill you’ll develop analytical skills, research specialist subjects, and apply your knowledge in practical projects and work placements.
Ben White

It was fascinating to get first-hand experience of local history in the North West and feel connected to the community.

Ben White

BA (Hons) History

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BA (Hons) English Literature and History student Sadiya Mansur leaning on the glass bannister in the Hub. There is a purple ambient glow in the background.

There has always been an opportunity to give feedback on individual classes as well as the course, allowing for change and for everyone's opinion to be valued.

Sadiya Mansur

BA (Hons) English Literature and History

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Facilities:

History students are based in the Geosciences building. The contemporary facilities combine with a friendly and supportive learning environment to ensure that your studies are a rich and rewarding experience.

The Geosciences building features a large lecture theatre, small group teaching rooms, IT facilities and smaller tutorial spaces. There is also a large social area which encourages a more informal and interactive style of learning.

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Open days are suitable whether you are looking to study an undergraduate programme or postgraduate course. Attending an open day provides an opportunity for you, and your family, to see our beautiful campus.

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