Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: April 30
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: £20
Intakes: September
International tuition: £13,100
Domestic tuition: £1,820

Program overview

This History degree will equip you with a wide range of intellectual and personal skills. You’ll gain an awareness of how different societies across the world have changed over time, by exploring areas such as Scottish, British, European, American and African history. You’ll also engage with different types of history, including political, social, cultural, gender, computer and environmental. In Semesters 1–3, students will take History, plus two other subjects. Semesters 4–6 will offer you the opportunity to study two or three modules per semester from a varied list of topics, including: Environmental; Computing; Social; Political; African; European; American; British and Scottish. In Semesters 7–8, you'll choose a special subject that involves the use of printed documentary collections and other source material. Students enjoy a choice of eight or nine topics, including Revolutionary America or Immigration to Britain, 1800–1971. To complete the course, students will also write a supervised dissertation of between 12,000 and 14,000 words on a research topic of their choice.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
School leavers are required to complete a Foundation Year for entry to the University. SQA Advanced Highers: AABB or equivalents. English Language Requirements: IELTS 6.0 with 5.5 in each skill Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE) 169 overall with a minimum of 162 in each sub-skill Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE) 180 overall with a minimum of 162 in each sub-skill Pearson Test of English 54 overall with a minimum of 51 in each component IBT TOEFL 80 with no subtest less than 17 Trinity ISE II Pass overall and Pass in each sub-skill, ISE III Pass overall and in all sub-skills, ISE IV Pass overall and in all sub-skills

Career opportunities

A History degree from the University of Stirling opens up career opportunities in a range of sectors, from museums and heritage trusts to the civil service and worlds of marketing and journalism. Jobs directly related to a history degree include: Heritage manager Historic buildings inspector or conservation officer Museum education officer Museum or gallery curator Museum or gallery exhibitions officer Secondary school teacher Civil Service fast streamer

Campus location

Stirling , United Kingdom

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