• Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial
  • Precio:
    UK/EU/Channel Islands: £9,250
    International (non-EU): £13,500
    Unlimited number of Scholarships available for next academic year
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  • Comienzo:
    Septiembre 2017
  • Lugar:
    Bournemouth
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    3 Años
  • Idioma:
    El Curso se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    History BA (Hons)

Presentación

BA (Hons) History is an exciting new degree. At its core is Modern British History, with a media focus. It will provide you with a firm grounding in the academic study of history and an appreciation of what it means to be an historian in the digital age. It will also equip you with professional and practical skills to enhance your employability.

The course encompasses social, cultural and political history within British but also European and global contexts. Because of its unique position within a media school, there is a strong focus on public history, on archives and on the history of media and communications. This specialised environment means that you will have access to television, radio and on-line resources both for uncovering and presenting history and you will also be introduced to a wide range of heritage and history organisations.

Requisitos

The entry requirements for this course are 112-128 tariff points from 3 A-Levels or equivalent qualifications.

If English is not your first language, you will need to provide evidence that you can understand English to a satisfactory level. English language requirements for this course are normally:

IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with minimum 5.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Programa

Year 1

Being an Historian (Part One): Concepts and Methods
Being an Historian (Part Two): Sources and Archives
Media, Communications and Society in Britain (Part One): 1500-1900
Media, Communications and Society in Britain (Part Two): 1900-2000
History of Political Thought
History in the Public World
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Year 2
European Histories 1800 - 2000
The Home Front: From the Napoleonic Wars to Afghanistan
Interpreting History
Community Histories

(NB: Not all options may run in any given year). Those given below are indicative:
Being Victorian
Women and Equal Rights 1850-2000
Inter-war Britain: Continuity and Change
The Cold War 1945-1991
Youth Culture and Politics 1945 to the Present
Strikes, Riots and Black-outs: Britain in the 1970s
Migration Histories 1800 – 1989
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Year 3 Placement
Minimum 4-week placement between; or optional 40 week placement. The inclusion of a professional placement in the degree is a key feature in developing your´ abilities and understanding of the workplace. It also provides a platform for successful entry into the professions following graduation. Our placement team will help you find a position in a wide range of organisations, including publishing companies, advertising agencies, schools, and newspapers.
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Year 4
Dissertation
You will carry out a significant piece of academic work on a topic of your choice (in consultation with the university). This takes the form of a 10,000-word dissertation which develops and demonstrates critical, analytical and research skills.
Graduate Project
Working in small teams, you will work on a proposal for a public history event in collaboration with a heritage/history-focussed external organisation. This will culminate in both a group presentation and an individual evaluation.
Special Option units – there will be up to twelve options available, of which students will select two.
(NB: Not all options may run in any given year). Those given below are indicative:
The Shaping of the Middle East by Colonial Britain
Woman’s Hour: Being History, Making History, Telling History
History and Political Struggle: International Perspectives through Film
Britain through Three Exhibitions
Weimar Republic: Aesthetic & Propaganda
The Suez Crisis

Salidas profesionales

Once you have completed an Undergraduate Honours degree, you can further develop your education by studying for a postgraduate degree. Please visit our Postgraduate section for further details about our range of Masters degrees.

Where Next
History graduates enter a variety of professions such as teaching, archive and museum work, local and central government, the arts, legal services, publishing, journalism, broadcasting and tourism, human resources and industrial relations, PR, sales, accounts and finance and marketing.

Studying history at university develops a range of transferable skills that include research skills, scrutiny of evidence, analysis, independence of thought, construction of reasoned arguments, clarity and concision, communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in groups.

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