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History with Art History

New College of the Humanities

UCAS Code: V1V3 | Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

Entry requirements


A level

A,A,B

Students studying the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) alongside three A Levels may be eligible for an alternative offer. Please note that A Level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by NCH as one of your A Levels. We do not accept native language A Levels as part of your A Level offering.

Access to HE Diploma

D:33,M:12,P:0

All 45 credits should be Level 3. The Access to HE Diploma will be considered on a case by case basis -- please contact us for further guidance.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

35

Our typical offer for applicants who are studying the International Baccalaureate Diploma is: “An overall score of 35 points OR 6, 6, 5 in subjects taken at Higher Level.” Please note, the overall score of 35 points includes TOK and the Extended Essay, and students must achieve a pass in the IB Diploma for entry to our courses.

BTEC Extended Diploma, Diploma and Subsidiary Diploma are considered on a case by case basis when offered in combination with required A Level(s) - please contact us for further guidance.

Scottish Advanced Higher

A,B

Please note that we do not count Highers and Advanced Highers in the same subject.

Scottish Higher

A,A,B,B,B

Please note that we do not count Highers and Advanced Highers in the same subject.

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104-147

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subjects

History

History of art

**Summary**

Choose the life-enriching pursuit of History, the sum of human experience and the study of the human condition. This endlessly fascinating subject demands analytical rigour, precision of thought, and the ability to communicate clearly. The BA (Hons) in History offers the study of a broad sweep of history. Our curriculum approaches the past in all its guises: economic, political, social, cultural and intellectual history.

You will study a diverse range of subject matters, from the Middle Ages to the modern day. You will study two survey courses; six increasingly focused period-specific courses, which encourage real intellectual depth; and one course reflecting on the nature of the discipline and equipping you with the skills to master it.

By choosing Art History as a minor you will have the opportunity to widen your view of history through the study of cultural artefacts, developing a greater understanding of the people and times that created them. You will develop critical skills in how to look, to think, and to present your ideas succinctly and persuasively.

**Teaching & Learning**

You will typically experience an average of 8 or more hours of high-quality contact time in each teaching week, in considerably smaller groups than are the norm for UK institutions at the undergraduate level, if you choose to study History as your major subject. The exact number of contact hours will depend on your choice of minor subject and any optional courses.

Your contact hours will include a mixture of teaching methods best suited to the subject matter and to achieve the learning outcomes for each individual course. Teaching formats include small group tutorials, seminars, and lectures of between 10 and 60 students for your degree courses.

**Where can this degree take you?**

Your degree and Diploma from NCH can take you anywhere. Career paths of a few recent graduates of the History major at NCH London include:

Frankie (2015) undertook summer internships at Historic Royal Palaces, Rund Partnership, and Savills. Originally graduating with a role at Lambert Smith Hampton as Graduate Surveyor, Property Management, Frankie has rotated through Lease Advisory, Real Estate Advisory and Valuations, while completing her Masters in Interdisciplinary Design in the Built Environment at the University of Cambridge. She is currently Senior Sustainability Surveyor at Lambert Smith Hampton.

Alfred (2015) took his MSt Global & Imperial History at the University of Oxford and is now an Analyst at Glenmont Partners. Johnny (2015) graduated with a role as an Associate at KPMG. He progressed to the role of Tax Consultant at Pirola Pennuto & Associati, and is currently a Forensic Accountant at BTVK Advisory.

Marius (2016) graduated with a role as Product Manager at Doddle Parcels and participated in the New Entrepreneurs Foundation Programme. He progressed to roles as Growth Manager at MyTutor and currently Growth Manager at Coconut. He is also a co-founder of Student2StartUp.

More information about the course can be found at: https://www.nchlondon.ac.uk/degrees/undergraduate/history/history-with-art-history-ba/

Modules

Year 1
- 16th Century England
- World History
- Introduction to the History of European Art

Plus one course from:
- Medieval Europe, 1000 – 1300: Faith and Power
- From Roman Empire to Medieval Kingdoms, c. 300 - 900: The Transformation of Power

The NCH Diploma
- Critical Reasoning
- LAUNCH: Introductory Capabilities

Year 2
- History, Heritage & Memory
- The Long Civil Rights Movement
- The Industry of Art: Renaissance & Baroque Patrons, Artists, Objects & Consumers

Plus one course from:
- From the Enlightenment to the Cold War: Political Thought from Rousseau to Arendt
- From the Ancient Greeks to Modern Pluralism: Political Thought from Aristotle to Berlin

The NCH Diploma
- Science Literacy
- LAUNCH: Applied Capabilities

Year 3
- History Dissertation
- Modern Architecture: 1851 to the Present

Plus two courses from:
- Heap of Shot or Pot of Treacle? Social History in Britain, 1870 - 1914
- The Crusades and the Expansion of Europe, c. 1000 - c. 1200
- The City in American Political Life 1776 - Present
- Cross-Cultural Encounters in the Early Modern World
- The Long Civil Rights Movement

The NCH Diploma
- Applied Ethics
- LAUNCH: Applied Capabilities

Find out more about the programme structure at: https://www.nchlondon.ac.uk/degrees/undergraduate/history/history-with-art-history-ba/courses/

Tuition fees

Select where you currently live to see what you'll pay:

Channel Islands
£9,250
per year
England
£9,250
per year
EU
£14,000
per year
International
£14,000
per year
Northern Ireland
£9,250
per year
Republic of Ireland
£9,250
per year
Scotland
£9,250
per year
Wales
£9,250
per year

The Uni


Course location:

Devon House, London

Department:

History

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Teaching and learning

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Staff are good at explaining things
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Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
82%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
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Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

82%
Library resources
82%
IT resources
82%
Course specific equipment and facilities
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