Nottingham Trent University

151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2018
601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Burton Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4BU, United Kingdom


This HISTORY course offers exciting opportunities to discover and understand the past through a range of skills and approaches. You will be introduced to new concepts and perspectives and develop your own research interests alongside set modules. This course offers a diverse curriculum, covering periods from AD 700 to the present day. A wide range of options places the emphasis on student choice, enabling you to study in-depth specialist areas. The academic team at NTU teach specialist modules informed by their own research specialisms. 92% of students would recommend History at NTU (NSS 2017). History at NTU will introduce you to diverse peoples, nations and ideas from medieval and early modern right through to contemporary history within Britain and across to the Americas, Asia and the Far East. There is a wide range of options which place the emphasis on student choice, which will enable you to study in-depth specialist areas. This History course will analyse the past but it's not a passive subject as it requires you to be intellectually curious, passionate about the importance of history and encourages you to carry out your own independent learning. History at NTU offers an exciting range of ways to discover and make sense of the past by utilising a selection of approaches and skills. This subject will help you learn about different people and societies, to create moral understanding and to create high quality research. You'll develop a solid understanding of diverse people, nations and ideas from medieval through to early modern and contemporary history across the world. The academic team at NTU teaches specialist modules informed by their own research specialisms, including; History Matters, Conflicts and Cultures in Mid-Victorian England 1850-1880 and Real Life Work Project. You'll be encouraged to think and analyse a range of texts and sources in a critical manner. This course has been designed to equip you with a broad selection of skills and knowledge which can be utilised into a range of vocations. You'll be taught through lectures, seminars, workshops, projects and tutorials and by academics who are investigating the latest cutting edge research within this field. Alongside this, NTU have a close network of companies and 250 museums across the East Midlands who are able to provide you with exciting placement opportunities throughout your degree to help you build additional knowledge and expertise. You may wish to study abroad during your second year to enhance your knowledge, gain independence within a foreign country and to build on your travel experience. A degree in History will provide you with a vital set of skills which are actively sought after by today's leading employers. You’ll gain vital skills which employers are looking for. For an example you’ll have; a willingness to learn independently, be focused, have excellent written and verbal communication, the ability to problem solve, think critically about the world, be motivated, organised, take an initiative, be analytical and be concise with your work. Recent undergraduates from our History course have secured careers in a number of exciting sectors including; heritage management and museums, journalism, broadcasting, advertising, public relations, armed forces, media, marketing and teaching.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Clifton Campus,Nottingham