BA (Hons)

History (Foundation Entry)

4 Years
September 2024
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On our Foundation Entry degree in History you’ll discover how to become a skilled historian, combining the study of British and international history across a broad timespan - from the early modern to the contemporary.

Why study with us

  • 1st
    in the UK for academic support
    National Student Survey (History) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
  • 1st
    in the UK for teaching on the course
    National Student Survey (History) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
  • There are some modules that are accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM).
  • You’ll be able to take on a work placement with host organisations such as the Lancashire Archives and the People’s History Museum.
  • Develop your own Community History Project, working to a project brief devised by a real client.
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I'm loving my time at UCLan with fantastic lecturers, great friends, and interesting modules that have helped me to realise what I really want to do with my life.
Kai Barclay
Kai Barclay
BA (Hons) History
United Kingdom
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What you'll do

  • Learn about other cultures or even learn a new language through our Worldwise Learning Centre.
  • Gain work experience with public sector heritage and museum organisations through our Centre for Volunteering and Community Leadership.
  • Our employability modules combine workplace experience and project management with the wider skills that the study of history entails.


Course delivery

Following the pandemic, we have found that some courses benefit from a blended learning and teaching approach. Therefore, the majority of your teaching will be face-to-face on campus aside from a small amount of online teaching where we have learnt it works best.


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.

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Future careers

History Foundation Entry could lead to a successful career in business management, the civil service, teaching, museum, library and archive work.

Fees and funding

First year£9,250 for the first year
Full-time£9,250 per year
First year£16,400 for the first year
Full-time£16,500 per year

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.


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

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