History BA (Hons)

Course Overview - History BA (Hons)

**Critical thinkers, cultural navigators and master communicators - our history graduates are ready to shape the future by understanding the past.**

**Course description**

The BA (Hons) History programme at Aston University offers an engaging exploration of the past during the modern and contemporary period (since 1789). The course is designed to cultivate critical thinking, research skills, and a deep understanding of historical contexts.

Working closely with experienced historians at every stage, you will follow classes in a wide range of fields includi...

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3 Years

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Aston Triangle
B4 7ET

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Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

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Access to HE Diploma


We accept the QAA-recognised Access Diploma which must consist of 45 credits at Level 3. You must obtain a minimum of 30 distinction and the rest must be at merit or distinction. Please note that we do not accept the English and Maths components within the Access qualification and you must meet the GCSE entry requirement.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


5,5,4 in 3 higher level subjects

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)


The University also accepts the BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate/BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma and BTEC Level 3 National Diploma/BTEC Level 3 Diploma for entry onto degree programmes, provided that they are studied in combination with other qualifications that are equivalent to three full A2 Levels.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE English Language/Literature and GCSE Mathematics are required at minimum grade C/4.

A level



BBC: Standard offer // BCC: If student is also presenting either Core Maths or Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) grade B . Or eligible for Contextual offer (more details https://www.aston.ac.uk/undergraduate/contextual-offer-aston-ready)

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Fees and funding

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales £9,250
International £18,250

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