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BA (Hons) History with English

University of Plymouth
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Course UCAS code: V1Q3
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  • BA (Hons), Full-time , Duration: 3 Years
Course Summary:
Explore how our past has shaped our future through the investigation of five centuries of human history. Combine this with the study of both modern and historical literature, deepening your knowledge of critical and creative writing. Not only will you have the opportunity to study these two fascinating and complementary subjects, you will also develop analytical and communication skills highly sought after by employers. You will expand your critical and creative writing skills, with the option to focus on modules that align with your interests. You will have the opportunity gain workplace experience with local public history and heritage sites so you can kick-start your career as soon as you graduate. Our international exchange programme also gives you the opportunity to travel and spend either a semester or an entire year exploring history with one of our partner institutions in the US or Europe. * Enhance your career options with a degree that helps you develop highly sought-after analytical and communication skills while you home in on your passion. * Expand your critical and creative writing skills, with the option to focus on modules that align with your interests. * Gain workplace experience with local public history and heritage sites so you can kick-start your career as soon as you graduate. * Plot your own course through the centuries as you take the lead in your research projects and choose areas of study from our flexible range of modules, creating a tailor-made degree. * Our international exchange programme gives you the opportunity to travel and spend either a semester or an entire year exploring history with one of our partner institutions in the US or Europe * Study both modern and historical literature, building your knowledge of different periods and cultures. * Explore history with your friends and course mates by joining the History Society, a lively and supportive community hosting educational and social events.
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In your first year, you'll get to know the key concepts of history, studying four modules designed to give you a firm foundation in historical methodology while helping you develop practical skills. You'll study a broad range of perspectives exploring developments in world, US, European and British history. Alongside this, you'll learn about narrative and poetry, engage in creative writing exercises and study literary theory. You'll also study literature in its historical and cultural contexts. In year two you can choose from a range of modules as you develop your historical knowledge and skills. Experience visual, oral, material and archival research – undertaking interviews with living witnesses, examining visual sources and delving into original sources. You'll combine romantic and Victorian literature with your own module choices, allowing you to focus on creative writing, autobiography, travel writing and more. You can also take the opportunity to study in the USA for up to a year. Optional modules are available this year, but may be subject to change in subsequent years. In your final year, you'll continue to advance your skills working alongside our expert historians in their areas of specialism. With one-to-one support, you'll benefit from your tutor's experience and knowledge as you create a piece of independent research on a subject of your choice based on original research and primary resources. As well as a core module on modernism, you'll be able to choose from modules including contemporary poetry, gender and writing and literature and psychoanalysis. Optional modules are available this year, but may be subject to change in subsequent years. The modules shown for this course or programme are those being studied by current students, or expected new modules. Modules are subject to change depending on year of entry.
Assessment Methods:
7% of assessment is by exam, 93% by coursework
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15 January

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If you're looking for a uni with great new facilities, a wide range of courses and supportive staff, based in a city with great night life, places to eat and shops- but also less than an hour from some great beaches or rural Dartmoor, then Plymouth might just be what you are after. Plymouth offers a wide range of courses, with some more specialist options, especially relating to marine and coastal engineering and science- and the SU has a huge range of societies and sports to join, so you're bound to find something that matches your interests.

Provisional for Year 1 for Channel Islands at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for England at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Scotland at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Wales at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for Northern Ireland at £9,250
Provisional for Year 1 for EU at £9,250
Admissions:
Tel. +44 (0) 1752 585858
Email. [email protected]

Admissions:
Tel. +44 (0) 1752 585858
Email. [email protected]

 
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