B.A. On Campus

History with a Foundation Year (Hons)

Swansea University

48 months
15850 GBP/year
9000 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Studying this four-year integrated History with a Foundation Year (Hons) programme from Swansea University opens up a range of exciting career opportunities by helping you develop skills, which are highly valued by employers.


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. 


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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Making History
  • War and Society in the Anglo-Norman World   
  • Whose Past Is It Anyway? Exploring the Heritage Industry  
  • Medieval Britain 1250-1461  
  • Britain in the Early Middle Ages: Slaves, Dragons, Queens and Vikings  
  • History Work Placement

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

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

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  • International

    15850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15850 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9000 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Swansea

727 - 1379 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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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