• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #99 (QS) Nottingham, United Kingdom
Develop your love of history further, gaining the skills to research, write and debate. You will study periods from the early medieval to the present, from countries and regions around the world during the History course at University of Nottingham.
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Each module is based on the latest research of your tutors. You will relate historical thinking to the topical issues of today. Your topic choice is extensive, including conflict, politics, the environment, social attitudes, consumerism, gender and identity. 

Wide reading and work with historical sources will develop your ability to think critically, debate issues and make informed decisions. Studying history will help you understand society, culture, politics and economic life.


The skills gained from studying history are transferable to a wide range of areas which means that graduates can, and do enter a diverse range of roles and sectors.

A graduate of History course at University of Nottingham typically will have the following skills:

  • critical reasoning and analysis
  • problem-solving and critical thinking
  • planning and researching written work
  • gaining evidence and communicating findings in a clear structured manner
  • communication both orally and written

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Making the Middle Ages, 500-1500
  • The Contemporary World since 1945
  • Making of Modern Asia
  • Interpreting Ancient History
  • The Clash of Empires: History of the Balkans from Alexander the Great to Napoleon
  • The Soviet Experiment

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

  • Minimum required score:


    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.

General Requirements

  • IB score 34/36; 6 in history at Higher Level
  • IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element)
  • High school qualifications Check our country-specific information for guidance on qualifications from your country
  • A level offer AAA-AAB
  • Required subjects
  • A level history, preferably at grade A, plus English 5 (C) at GCSE (or equivalent) 

Tuition Fee

  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Nottingham

  • 583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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