History Online Bachelor and Master Degree Courses in the UK

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff
History (Online Learning) MSc - online The University of Edinburgh 76% 4% 2% - - 176 online Part-time
History (Q01) BA (Hons) - online The Open University 89% 1% 0% - - - online Part-time
Historical Studies MA (PG) - online University of Wales 89% 1% 0% £7800 £15000 - online Full-time
English Building History MA - online The University of York 89% 1% 0% £3040 £3040 - online Part-time
History (W66) DipHE - online The Open University - - 0% - - - online Part-time
Victorian Gothic: History, Literature and Culture (Distance Learning) MA - online University of Portsmouth - - 0% - - - online Full-time
History (F89) MA - online The Open University - - 0% - - - online Part-time
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Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of History

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23070 £22856 £27697
25-75 percentile range £19059 - £27185 £17647 - £28615 £20983 - £35780

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23636 £23910 £29633
25-75 percentile range £20218 - £27635 £18936 - £29540 £23003 - £37849

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for History

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of History who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Specialisations within History

  • Archaeology
  • Museology
  • Archival Studies
  • Business History
  • Labor History
  • Public Policy History
  • Digital History
  • Economics History
  • History of Art
  • History of Science
  • Modern History
  • Medieval History

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions


Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study History, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for History studies:
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Arts (Postgraduate) - MA (PG)
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE

According to a 2019 study conducted at Northeastern University in the U.S., 83% of business executives considered an online degree from a well-known institution to have the same value as its equivalent on-campus degree. The same study found that respect for online degrees has been increasing dramatically over the last decade. The reputation of the institution is generally more important than whether the degree is obtained online. The COVID pandemic has erased any remaining stigma that online education may have had in the past.

History (Q01) - BA (Hons) at The Open University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey 2022 with a rating of 89 out of 100 among 345 respondents.