48 months
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17700 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The History and Sociology (Including Foundation Year) course offered by the University of Essex will be suitable for you if your academic qualifications do not yet meet our entrance requirements for the three-year version of this course and you want a programme that increases your subject knowledge as well as improves your academic skills in order to support your academic performance.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The History and Sociology (Including Foundation Year) course offered by the University of Essex  includes a foundation year (Year Zero), followed by a further three years of study. During your Year Zero, you study three academic subjects relevant to your chosen course as well as a compulsory academic skills module, with additional English language for non-English speakers.

You are an Essex student from day one, a member of our global community based at the most internationally diverse campus university in the UK.

After successful completion of Year Zero in our Essex Pathways Department, you progress to complete your course with our Department of History. When starting year one, you are encouraged to explore the ways in which the two disciplines influence and inform one another.

You discover both the early modern and modern periods, and explore challenging questions concerning the impact of political, social and cultural change on individuals, social groups, and regions.

Your future

As a history and sociology student, you can acquire skills which employers in all fields value. You learn to analyse information and communicate your ideas clearly, to understand foreign cultures and new ideas, and to grasp new systems quickly. All of these skills are highly transferable to the world of work.

Some of our graduates go into subject-related fields such as teaching, museum curation and archiving, while others have gone on to do very different things, including journalism, law, politics and civil service.

A history degree prepares you for a wide range of careers. Some of our recent graduates have found employment as:

  • A chartered accountant
  • A policy analyst
  • An operations manager
  • A planning officer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The United Kingdom from 1900 to the Present Day
  • Political and Social Theory From Plato to the Present Day
  • Philosophy: Fundamental Questions, Major Thinkers
  • Research and Academic Development Skills

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • All applications for degree courses with a foundation year (Year Zero) will be considered individually, whether you
  • think you might not have the grades to enter the first year of a degree course;
  • have non-traditional qualifications or experience (e.g. you haven’t studied A-levels or a BTEC);
  • are returning to university after some time away from education; or
  • are looking for more support during the transition into university study.
  • Standard offer:
  • Our standard offer is 72 UCAS tariff points from at least two full A-levels, or equivalent.
  • Examples of the above tariff may include:
  • A-levels: DDD
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma: MMP
  • T-levels: Pass with E in core

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17700 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Colchester

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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History and Sociology (Including Foundation Year)
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