Are you interested in the field of Education and how children learn? Do you want to teach history at secondary school or work with children and young people in an associated professional role? Our Education and History degree could be exactly what you’re looking for.
Why study with us
- 1stin the UK for academic supportNational Student Survey (History) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
- 1stin the UK for teaching on the courseNational Student Survey (History) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
- You’ll have opportunities to undertake work placements in each of your three years. You’ll have the chance to undertake the Community History Project, which involves working to a project brief devised by a real client.
- The organisations we work with include Lancashire Archives, the People’s History Museum and the Lancashire Museum Service.
- You could choose to take time out to spend a year teaching abroad with one of our international partners. Students have gone to destinations such as South Africa, Cyprus and China to study their education systems.
What you'll do
- We’ll equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to teach with a high level of subject expertise. You’ll also develop vital skills in team-working and communication.
- Opportunities for work placements in education at every stage of your degree. In Year 3 these will be in a historical setting – previous students have worked with Lancashire Archives, the People’s History Museum and the Lancashire Museum Service.
- There are opportunities to go on international trips; previously students have gone to destinations such as South Africa, Cyprus and China to study their education systems. You could choose to take time out to spend a year teaching abroad with one of our international partners. In 2019-20, students worked as assistant teachers at schools in Madrid and Barcelona.
This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.
Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by December 2023.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.
Digital Humanities in the Modern World
View the course facilities
This course is ideal if you want to become a teacher in secondary schools or further education following a PGCE or other postgraduate teacher training course.
Fees and funding
Scholarships and bursaries
We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.
Care Leaver Bursary
Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
Estranged student support
Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Estranged student support
Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package.Find out more about Dependants Bursary
Contextualised Admissions Bursary
We recognise that the last two years have been very challenging for young people and learning has been impacted. To help support students eligible for a contextualised offer we are offering a bursary of £250 in their first year of study.Find out more about Contextualised Admissions Bursary
This course is based in the School of Psychology and Humanities
For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information
You can find regulations and policies relating to student life at the University of Central Lancashire on our student contract page