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History (with Integrated Foundation Year)

Royal Holloway University of London

48 months
19300 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Studying History (with Integrated Foundation Year) at  Royal Holloway University of London is exciting and rewarding; it encourages you to appreciate the human experience in other places and at other times. Exploring what people have felt, thought and done in the past expands our self-awareness.


You will receive individual attention and learn in small teaching groups, whilst having access to some of the richest facilities for historical research anywhere in the world; in addition to the College’s substantial library collections, in London there are the National Archives, British Library and other libraries of the University of London.

On successful completion of this History (with Integrated Foundation Year) course from Royal Holloway University of London, you may be able to choose an alternative pathway which could include a Single Honours, joint or minor degree within History, or degrees within the Humanities (Classics, Drama, Media Arts, English (except pathways with Creative Writing), Philosophy, Comparative Literature and Culture, Liberal Arts).  If you'd like to do this, you may take your Foundation Year Department Based Project in one of the other departments in Humanities.

Career opportunities

A History degree gained at Royal Holloway provides valuable training for many professions as well as a basis for further study. It is highly regarded by employers because of the skills and qualities students develop. It demonstrates that you enjoy being challenged, are able to understand complex issues and have an understanding of other values and cultures, all of which equip you to operate successfully in a fast-changing and increasingly globalised and multi-cultural environment.  

On graduation you will be informed and independent - armed with key skills, such as: problem-solving, organisation and planning, as well as research and analysis.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  •  Global perspectives and academic practice 
  •  Cultures of reading
  •  Cultures of looking
  •  Objects and rituals
  •  Digital cultures
  •  Historians on History: Why Historiography Matters
  •  Concepts in History

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

  • A Levels: CCC
  • At least five GCSEs at grade A*-C or 9-4 including English and Mathematics.
  • All teaching at Royal Holloway  is in English. You will therefore need to have good enough written and spoken English to cope with your studies right from the start.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19300 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 London

1137 - 2157 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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History (with Integrated Foundation Year)
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