History and Philosophy degrees with a Foundation Year (Stream A) (BA (Hons))

Manchester Metropolitan University the United Kingdom

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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
4 years

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About History and Philosophy degrees with a Foundation Year (Stream A) at Manchester Metropolitan University

Year of entry



4 years

UCAS code(s)

Foundation year UCAS codes are available on the honours degree pages. Visit www.mmu.ac.uk/foundation for a full list of degrees available with an integral foundation year. 

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for the 2018/19 academic year are still being finalised for all courses. Please see our general guide to our standard undergraduate tuition fees.

Additional Costs

Specialist Costs

How are these costs calculated?

All of the books required for the course are available from the library. The University also has PC labs and a laptop loan service. However, many students choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop. Students may also need to print their assignments and other documents. Campus printing costs start from 5p per page. Estimated costs are £300 for a laptop up to £100 each year for books and printing.


Manchester Campus


Department of History, Politics & Philosophy

Each Foundation Year is an integral part of a specific degree; the content is tailored to prepare you for your chosen degree so that you start Year 1 of your course with confidence.

Once you have successfully passed your Foundation Year you will progress directly onto Year 1 of your linked honours degree.

Below is a list of the linked honours degrees for History and Philosophy with a Foundation Year.

  • BA (Hons) History
  • BA (Hons) American History
  • BA (Hons) Ancient History
  • BA (Hons) Ancient and Medieval History
  • BA (Hons) Medieval and Early Modern History
  • BA (Hons) Modern History
  • BA (Hons) War and Society
  • BA (Hons) Philosophy
  • BA (Hons) Ethics, Religion & Philosophy

  Combined Honours:

  • BA (Hons) History / International Politics
  • BA (Hons) History / Politics
  • BA (Hons) History / Philosophy
  • BA (Hons) History / Social History
  • BA (Hons) International Politics / Philosophy
  • BA (Hons) Philosophy / Politics

For more information about each linked degree please see the Department of History, Politics & Philosophy website and choose a course from the single honours or combined honours list.

Please note: History students will apply for the History Foundation Year and can then progress onto their chosen History degree.  

For BA (Hons) English / History and BA (Hons) English / Social History see:

  • English Degrees with Foundation Year (Stream A)

For other combined honours Foundation Year, see:

  • History degrees with a Foundation Year (Stream B Combined Honours Sociology)

Study options for this course

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  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study4 years
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Entry requirements

Typical entry requirements

These typical entry requirements apply to the 2017 academic year of entry and may be subject to change for the 2018 academic year. Please check back for further details.

UCAS Tariff points/Grades required

72 - 80

Minimum 72 UCAS Tariff points at A2 or equivalent (such as BTEC National at Level 3, Advanced Diploma or CACHE Level 3) .

Specific GCSE requirements

GCSE English Language and Mathematics at grade D or grade 3. Equivalent qualifications (eg. Functional Skills) may be considered

Non Tariffed Qualifications

Pass Access to HE Diploma in a relevant subject with a minimum 74 UCAS Tariff Points

International Baccalaureate points


IELTS score required for international students

5.5 with no less than 5.5 in any component

There's further information for international students on our international website if you're applying with non-UK qualifications.

Don't meet the entry requirements?

Consider a Foundation or Pathway course at Manchester Metropolitan University to prepare for your chosen course:

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