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History (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University

36 months
16500 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The History (Hons) programme from Manchester Metropolitan University is flexible and allows you to develop your own specialisms as a historian. You will have the chance to choose units covering a variety of different periods, spanning the ancient to the modern world, and a wide geographical range, including Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas.


If your interests develop strongly in one area, at The History (Hons) programme from Manchester Metropolitan University, you may choose to graduate with a degree title that reflects this: Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern, or American. 

  • BA (Hons) History: For students whose intellectual curiosity spans centuries and continents, our BA History programme offers an exciting range of options, encompassing over five millennia of human experience. unities in Tudor England.
  • BA (Hons) History (Ancient): Our ancient historians offer expertise in ancient Greek, Roman and Egyptian history. Studying with them will introduce you to over 3,000 years of history and archaeology and enable you to explore the lives of ancient peoples.
  • BA (Hons) History (Medieval and Early Modern):  Dynamic change marked these fascinating eras; we offer units that challenge conventional wisdom and offer fresh approaches to these seminal centuries.
  • BA (Hons) History (American): The twentieth century was ‘the American century’, but what fate does this century hold for the United States? Understanding the challenges, foreign and domestic, that face Americans today requires that we understand America’s turbulent past.


Our graduates have forged rewarding careers in business, retail and public services, in education, finance, and in the cultural and heritage sectors. Many move straight into careers upon graduation but a high proportion choose to advance their studies at post-graduate level, either in history or a related discipline, such as heritage management, or building further on their skills in management, business studies, law or digital media.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reading History 
  • Critical Approaches to History 
  • Radical Manchester 
  • Questioning Humanity 
  • History in Focus 
  • Global History: Empires, Migration and Cultural Encounters

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A levels – e.g. BCC-BBC
  • Pearson BTEC National Extended Diploma – DMM
  • Pass Access to HE Diploma with a minimum of 106 UCAS Tariff points
  • Equivalent qualifications and combinations will be considered, including Extended Project (EPQ. AS levels (or qualifications equivalent to AS level) are not accepted.
  • International Baccalaureate Points: IB Diploma with minimum 26 points overall or 104-112 UCAS Tariff points from Higher Level. If you plan to meet the Level 2 course requirements through your IB Diploma you will need to achieve Higher Level 4 or Standard Level 5 in English
  • Specific GCSE requirements: GCSE grade C/4 in English Language or Level 2 Functional Skills English pass

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.


  • UK: £2312.50 per 30 credits studied per year.
  • EU/International: £4125 per 30 credits studied per year.

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 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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