Spanning multiple periods of history and circling the globe, this dynamic degree gives you the opportunity to explore the past from a variety of interesting angles, including political, cultural and social.
What’s more, as well as studying history in an academic sense, you’ll discover what it’s like to be a historian in the digital age and how to utilise the vast array of media records to aid your studies. You’ll also look closely at how the media portrays events and learn how best to assess and evaluate these valuable, but often subjective, records of the past.
Using both traditional and progressive approaches to learning, you’ll encounter a range of historical time frames and although the focus is on creating a strong grounding in British history, wider European and global context is also considered.
To complement the education acquired in the lecture hall, you’ll have the opportunity to put theory into practice with a 30-week work placement if you are studying a four-year degree, or a four-week option if completing a three-year course. Not only will this add valuable experience to your resume, but it will help you put to use the transferable skills you have already learned and ultimately improve your career options once you graduate.
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This is a new course and therefore the NSS figures published by Unistats are aggregated from similar social studies courses at BU. All statistics shown are taken from Unistats, Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), BU institutional data and Ipsos MORI (National Student Survey) unless otherwise stated.