36 months
19050 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Contemporary politics and political theory, particularly in Britain and Europe, is complemented by the study of social and cultural themes in history. We offer a bachelor degree in History and Politics at University of Sheffield. 

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In the second and third years you can take optional modules in areas that interest you. There's also a project module.

Key Features 

  • Throughout the three years, you'll write reports and essays, give presentations and work on projects.
  • The History and Politics programme at University of Sheffield is designed to help you to make the transition from studying History at school or college to studying it at degree level. Building your confidence and broadening your knowledge.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Paths from Antiquty to Modernity
  • Four of the below history options will be available each year
  • Empire: From the Ancient World to the Middle Ages 
  • The 'Disenchantment of Early Modern Europe, c. 1570-1770 
  • The Making of the Twentieth Century 
  • American History: From Settlements to Succpower 
  • The Transformation of Britain, 1800 to the Present 

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; ABB, typically including A in History + B in Core Maths
  • International Baccalaureate | 34 typically including 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

    19050 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19050 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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