36 months
20000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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We offer a bachelor degree in History at University of Sheffield. We cover past societies, from the late Roman through to the modern period, addressing political, social and cultural themes in history. You'll learn to exercise independent judgement, to be critical of accepted opinion and to present your arguments effectively. 

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Choice and flexibility are at the heart of our teaching, so you can pursue and develop your own interests. At every level, there is a wide variety of modules to choose from, taught by our world-leading experts.

Key Features 

  • Our coherent History programme at University of Sheffield is designed to equip you with the analytical and practical skills and methods needed for historical research and a successful future. We keep our seminar groups small, to ensure everyone can get involved. 
  • Research is central to the student experience here in Sheffield. All our teaching is informed by the latest findings, and all our history students have the chance to carry out their own research project as part of their degree.
  • We help all our students to excel. Everyone is assigned a personal tutor for guidance and support.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History Workshop
  • Paths from Antiquity to Modernity
  • Arts and Humanities Faculty Challenge - ThinkCreate
  • Course Assignment
  • Historians and History 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

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 + additional qualifications | ABB, typically including an A in History + B in a relevant EPQ
  • International Baccalaureate | 34, typically with 6 in Higher Level History
  • BTEC | DD in a relevant subject typically in combination with grade A in A Level History
  • Scottish Highers + 1 Advanced Higher | AAABB + typically A in History
  • Welsh Baccalaureate + 2 A Levels | B + AA, typically including History or Classical Civilisation
  • Access to HE Diploma | 60 credits overall in a relevant subject, 45 at Level 3 with Distinctions in 36 Level 3 credits, including History units, + Merits in 9 Level 3 credits. Applicants are considered individually 
  • Mature students - explore other routes for mature students

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20000 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

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

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 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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