History

SubjectHistory, Humanities

LevelUndergraduate

Type of DegreeBA

CostEUR 2,168

Cost non-EUEUR 9,500

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Is this programme for you?

Do you believe that exploring the past helps us better understand today's society? Do you wonder what makes society tick? Are you a critical thinker and don't believe everything you are told? Do you want to learn how to contextualise and interpret a variety of sources in order to make sense of historical events?

In this programme, you will learn about the past; you will make sense of our society and the current state of world affairs. Our BA in History programme will equip you with the right tools to understand and critically analyse political and social phenomena.

Why study History with the University of Groningen?

The History undergraduate programme at the University of Groningen ranked first in the 2017 Elsevier Best Study ranking, the Dutch National Student Survey. This proves the high quality of our curriculum design, organisation, facilities, education, teaching, assessment and communication. Additionally, the programme has one of the largest course offerings in the country.

Our degree offers you an overview of the main historical developments, from Antiquity to the present day, while also focusing on specific areas, such as economic and social history, political culture and cultural history. You will learn about the interconnections between historical events. You will be encouraged to dig deeper and ask critical questions.

How to apply

The minimum entry requirements for this programme are three A-levels.

Career opportunities

TV and radio producer, museum director, management consultant, marketing manager, scriptwriter, academic researcher, high school teacher, retail manager, archivist, librarian and journalist.


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