History BA (Hons)

Course Overview - History BA (Hons)

**This is a Connected Degree**

Portsmouth is the only University in the UK with the flexibility to choose when to do an optional paid placement or self-employed year. Either take a placement in your third year, or finish your studies first and complete a placement in your fourth year. You can decide if and when to take a placement after youve started your course.

**Overview**

Explore the past to understand the now. Dive into moments of challenge, change and everyday life across six centuries and four continents.

Uncover the ways in which diverse g...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

22/09/2025

Campus

Main Site

Course Address
University House
Winston Churchill Avenue
Portsmouth
PO1 2UP

Application Details

Course Code

V100

Institution Code

P80

Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2, Year 3

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

104

112

104-112 points to include a minimum of 2 A levels, or equivalent, to include a relevant subject.

Scottish Higher

Acceptable when combined with other qualifications.

Access to HE Diploma

106-112 Tariff points from the Access to HE Diploma (History based).

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

25

25 points from the IB Diploma, to include 3 Higher Level subjects, to include a relevant subject.

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

DMM

Acceptable when combined with other qualifications. Must be with a History qualification or another relevant subject.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H3,H3,H3,H4,H4

H3,H3,H3,H3,H4

To include Higher Level History or another relevant subject.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

3 GCSEs at grade C or above to include English and Mathematics/3 GCSEs at grade 4 or above to include English and Mathematics.

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

Acceptable when combined with other qualifications. Must be with a History qualification or another relevant subject.

Scottish Advanced Higher

104-112 Tariff points to include a minimum of 2 Advanced Highers, to include History or another relevant subject.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

Cambridge Pre-U score of 44-46, to include a Principal Subject in a relevant subject.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

104-112 points from the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate including 1 A level in a relevant subject, plus the Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate.

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

Acceptable when combined with other qualifications. Must be with a History qualification or another relevant subject.

A level

B,B,C

B,C,C

104-112 points to include a minimum of 2 A levels, to include a relevant subject.

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EU, England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250
International £17,200

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