• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

During your four-year History with a Foundation Year (Hons) programme from Swansea University you will have an academic mentor for any pastoral and academic support you may need, and The Society of Ancient Studies and History student society organises social and cultural events.

We offer varied and flexible course content and you can tailor your degree to your own interests. As you progress through your course, you can choose to specialise in medieval, early modern or modern history. 

Career

Students on this course typically develop excellent oral and writing skills and you will also learn to develop your ideas in a wide range of formats, along with strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills.

Our graduates enter careers in a wide range of sectors including:

  • Education
  • Media and Public Relations
  • Heritage  and Museums
  • Business
  • Business and Management
  • Law and Public Services

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 History
  • Early Modern World, 1500-1800
  • Modern British History
  • Medieval Europe
  • Europe of Extremes: 1789 - 1989
  • Greek Language 
  • Latin Language

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • 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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General Requirements

  • Our standard entry requirement is CDD-DDD at A-level or equivalent.We require a minimum of 5 passes at Grade A*-C, including Welsh/English Language. 
  • Entry requirements are flexible and all offers are made following a review of the application form, predicted/achieved grades and subjects, the reference and personal statement. The course is also a widening access programme and developed to support those who may not have been able to otherwise gain access to HE.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15400 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9000 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Swansea

  • 727 - 1380 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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