City’s BA History (Hons) explores the events, forces, and ideas that have shaped modern and international history. We have designed this degree with your future employability in mind. We have specialist professional modules throughout all three years, allowing you to explore how you can take your History degree with you in your future emplyoment. We also have specialisms within digital History, looking into how in our modern world our archieves are different. You will also be able to choose electives from across the social sciences, giving you a chance to tailor your degree to your own interests. What are the key themes and transnational forces that have shaped the modern world? How did the contemporary world order emerge? What is the broader context of British and European history on the global stage? Based in a multicultural institution in the heart of a cosmopolitan city, this degree will take you on a journey through key historical developments in a range of nations, societies and cultures, and explore transnational interactions and globalising influences over time. The course will teach you how to understand, think about and research the past, and will allow you to enrich your studies with a wide range of modules from other disciplines, including international politics and sociology. The course emphasizes digital technology and digital information, and encourages you to think about the role of technology in society, culture, politics and historical preservation. The programme’s strength in digital history will enhance your studies and open the door to future careers in the world of digital information. History graduates work in nearly every field as teachers, lawyers, consultants, creative and business executives, journalists, writers, filmmakers, activists, and public servants. To help you prepare for your future career, this course will provide you with skills and knowledge relevant for a range of professional settings. You will develop expertise in research, critical analysis, public speaking, teamwork, complex problem solving and community engagement that you can apply far beyond your studies.