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History Combinations, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #442 (QS) ,
History at Aston has a resolutely contemporary focus on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, encompassing international, national and local dimensions.

About

History at Aston has a resolutely contemporary focus on the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, encompassing international, national and local dimensions. Studying cutting-edge techniques such as digital and oral history will give you new insights into some of the most exciting historical research and, together with the compulsory placement year, boost your employment prospects. You’ll have opportunities to study topics such as nationalism, state-building and inter-state relations; the history of war and peace; religious and ethnic conflict; trauma and memory; and issues of globalisation in the present that can only be understood by looking to the past.

Offered in the following combinations:

  • History and English Language QV31
  • History and English Literature VQ13
  • History and French RV11
  • History and German LV13
  • History and Spanish RV41
  • History and Politics LV21
  • History and International Relations VL12

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Making of the Modern World; 
  • Building Britain: Birmingham and Beyond; 
  • Making History I: Methods, Theories, Controversies.
  • Cool Britannia: the Evolution of Contemporary Britain; 
  • Making History II: Oral and Digital methods. 
  • Global Migrations since 1800; 
  • Looking after Britain: Health, Welfare and Education; 
  • Contested Cities and Changing Neighbourhoods: Birmingham and Globalisation; 
  • Cultures and Societies after the Empire and Nationalism; 
  • The Vote: the History of Representative Democracy; 
  • The Pen and the Sword: Warriors and Words in Modern Warfare.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    78

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    57

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • ABB - BBB from 3 A Levels. General Studies accepted. 
  • A Level applicants who select this course as their Firm UCAS choice may be eligible for our lowered offer scheme. This means that the grades that you will need in order to be accepted on to the course will be reduced. 
  • We welcome applications from students who have tried to improve their examination grades by taking resits. We treat these applications in exactly the same way as other applications.
  • GCSE English Language and Maths Grade C/4. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14600 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • £1,250 during placement year) for UK/EU students
  • £2,500 during placement year) for overseas students

Living costs for Birmingham

  • 765 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

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