History Online Bachelor and Master Degree Courses in the UK

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University of Wales 57% 4% 5% £7800 £15000 173 Cardiff online Part-time
The University of York - - - £3040 £3040 - York online Part-time
University of Portsmouth - - - - - - Portsmouth online Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 57% 4% 5% - - 173 Edinburgh online Part-time
The Open University 57% 4% 5% - - 173 Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University - - 0% - - - Milton Keynes online Part-time
The Open University 92% 1% 0% - - - Milton Keynes 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 £22063 £21803 £26099
25-75 percentile range £18563 - £26166 £16642 - £27566 £19512 - £33700

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £22203 £23003 £27935
25-75 percentile range £18774 - £26366 £18230 - £28484 £21773 - £35849

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.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

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

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of History who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of History (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of History at Anglia Ruskin University

20% Administrative occupations
20% Business and public service associate professionals
20% Elementary occupations
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Teaching and Childcare Support Occupation
10% Sales occupations

Grading Distribution

Students of History in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for History

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FAQ

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

The median salary of graduates of History was £22063 15 months after graduation, £21803 3 years after graduation and £26099 5 years after graduation.

History (Q01) at The Open University received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 92 out of 100 among 320 respondents.