University of Kent
Ancient, Medieval and Modern History BA (Hons)
University of Kent

Key Course Facts

Student Reviews

Below you can see course specific reviews of 125 graduates of Ancient, Medieval and Modern History BA (Hons) and other courses in History at University of Kent for each of the survey questions in comparison to the average for all UK degree courses in History.

Overall student satisfaction
85 /100
125 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Salary of Graduates in History

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of History at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23500 £23000 £28000
25-75 percentile range £20000 - £27000 £19000 - £27500 £23500 - £35500


Salary of all UK Graduates of History

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24582 £22856 £27697
25-75 percentile range £20570 - £28247 £17647 - £28615 £20983 - £35780

Course Description

Why Study Ancient, Medieval and Modern History at Kent?

  • Inspirational Teaching: 95% of final-year Classics students who completed the National Student Survey 2022 were satisfied with the overall quality of their course and Classics at Kent was ranked 3rd in the UK for student satisfaction by The Complete University Guide 2023.
  • Leaders in the field: With 90% of History students who completed the National Student Survey 2022 satisfied with the overall quality of teaching at Kent, and History at Kent ranked 1st for research quality in The Complete University Guide 2023 - you will receive outstanding teaching delivered by world-leading academics.
  • Kickstart your career: As a Kent graduate, you will be ready to construct and lead engaging arguments, be quick to recognise context and skilled to propose alternative solutions. And your wide-ranging work with historical sources will improve your ability to think critically, take part in debate and make informed decisions. This means Kent’s History graduates are ready to step into a career of limitless opportunities, so you can effect change in the places you want to see it.
  • Delve into History: At Kent, our History students have privileged access to the Canterbury Cathedral Library and Archives. The University of Kent is also home to the British Cartoon Archive and holds a rare and complete set of British official histories of the two world wars as part of our Special Collections.
  • Expand your Horizons: In a competitive market, having something that differentiates you from the crowd is a real plus. This course provides the option to study abroad or work in industry for a year, demonstrating flexibility in your outlook and displaying enthusiasm and a drive to succeed in new environments.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Ancient, Medieval and Modern History BA (Hons) at University of Kent

25% Business and public service associate professionals
15% Customer service occupations
10% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Administrative occupations
10% Information Technology Professionals
10% Sales occupations
10% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
10% Elementary occupations
10% Engineering professionals

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for this course

Requirements for international students / English requirements

IELTS academic test score (similar tests may be accepted as well)

    • 6.5
    • All Degrees
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Ancient, Medieval and Modern History, BA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Tuition Fees Ancient, Medieval and Modern History BA (Hons)

England UK £9250 year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 year 1
Scotland £9250 year 1
Wales £9250 year 1
EU £13500 year 1
International £18000 year 1

Additional fee information

Please be aware that if the Government permits, the UK fee quoted may increase in line with inflation.

Full-time fees for 2023/24 for international students are £21,900 for laboratory programmes and £18,000 for non-laboratory programmes

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)
  • year 2

University Rankings

Positions of University of Kent in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Kent in related subject specific rankings.

Social Studies & Humanities

    • #9 
    • #22 
    History
    URAP University Ranking by Academic Performance - By Field
    [Published 22 July, 2023]
    • #27 
    • #31 
    History
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]
    • #38 
    • #45 
    History
    The Guardian University League Tables by Subject
    [Published 09 September, 2023]

See all 26 university rankings of University of Kent

About University of Kent

The University of Kent is a publicly funded research university located in Kent, England. The university’s main campus is situated north of Canterbury, while its other campuses are found in Medway and Tonbridge in Kent. Additionally, the university operates postgraduate centres in Brussels, Athens, Rome and Paris.

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Student composition of University of Kent

undergraduates:
13390
postgraduates:
2820
Total:
16210
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