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BA (Hons)


3 Years
September 2023
Campus Taught

On our BA (Hons) History course we’ll give you the in-depth knowledge and skills you need to become a historian.

Why study with us

  • History courses at the University of Central Lancashire are ranked 3rd in the North West for student satisfaction (CUG, 2022).
  • You’ll get to take on the Community History Project, which involves working on a live project brief with a real client.
  • You’ll also have the chance to get involved in international volunteering projects through the University’s Centre for Volunteering and Community Leadership (CVCL), with some modules accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM).

BA Hons History Lucy Waddington

What you'll do

  • We’re focused on giving you employable skills - our Community History Project and work placements combine independent research, critical thinking and project management.
  • There are three strands to this degree: British and Irish History; World History; and Heritage. You can tailor your studies around the subjects you’re particularly interested in.
  • You can support the international dimension of your History degree by learning a language or travelling abroad, with awards and bursaries available through the University’s Worldwise learning Centre.

Module overview

Course delivery

This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.


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.

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  • The Institute is at the leading edge of management thinking and are a globally recognised professional membership body for leaders and managers. Their research into new ideas, techniques and methods ensures that ILM courses are constantly improving, helping to develop students' leadership and management skills.

Future careers

The wide range of skills you’ll gain on this course (from critical analysis to independent research and project management) gives you fantastic preparation for a wide range of careers. Many of our History graduates have gone on to forge successful careers in teaching, museum work, and in archives.

Fees and funding

Full-time£9250 per year
Part-time£1540 per 20 credits
Full-time£14250 per year
Full-time£9,250 per year
Part-time£1,540 per 20 credits
Full-time£14,900 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

Select your country and see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


This course is based in the School of Humanities, Language & Global Studies located in the Faculty of Culture and Creative Industries

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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