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History and Religious Studies (BA)

  • VV61

3 years (Full-time) / n/a (Part-time) / n/a (Distance / E-Learning)

This joint honours degree scheme enables students to combine the fascinating subject of history with the study of religion, which has formed part of human life since the beginning of human existence. This joint honours degree will ensure a developed understanding of the relationship between religion and the historical world, whilst additionally providing a range of important transferable skills useful for entry into the graduate job market. There is also the option to specialise further in tailored modules from each academic school.

Key Facts

UCAS Code VV61
Duration 3 years
How to apply www.cardiff.ac.uk/howtoapply
Accreditation  
Typical places available The School of History, Archaeology and Religion admits around 260 students each year to its undergraduate degree programmes.
Typical applications received School of History, Archaeology and Religion = 1650
Scholarships & Bursaries www.cardiff.ac.uk/scholarships
Fees www.cardiff.ac.uk/fees
Typical A-level offer

ABB including History

Admissions Tutors

Religious Studies: Dr Will Johnson

History: Dr Lloyd Bowen

Tel Number

Religious Studies: 029 2087 6698

History: 029 2087 6284

Email address

Religion: JohnsonWJ@cardiff.ac.uk

History: historyugadmissions@cardiff.ac.uk

School website www.cardiff.ac.uk/share

For more information about the course structures, modules and teaching for these subjects, please visit the individual profile of History on our website.

For more information about the course structures, modules and teaching for these subjects, please visit the individual profile of History on our website.

Welsh language teaching

The department provides significant opportunities for learning and teaching through the medium of Welsh. Subject to staff availability, seminar teaching in Welsh is available on some or all of the major core courses, and at least one Welsh language option is offered in Years Two and Three. Welsh language supervision is also available for long essays (Exploring Historical Debate) and dissertations, and students may elect to write all or some of their assessed work and examinations in Welsh.

Typical A-level Offer  ABB, including History
Typical WBQ Offer Grade A in the Core and grades AB in GCE A-Level subjects, to include History. Excluding General Studies.
Typical Int Bacc Offer 34 points with 6 points in History at higher level
Other Applications from those offering alternative qualifications are welcome. Please see detailed admissions and selection criteria for more information.

A list of commonly accepted alternative entry qualifications and admissions and selection criteria for this degree programme can be read here.

For more information about the course structures, modules and teaching for these subjects, please visit the individual profile of History on our website.

Next intake: September each year

School Contact

Name: Dr Will Johnson (Religious Studies) 

Telephone: +44 (0)29 2087 6698 

Fax:  

Email: JohnsonWJ@cardiff.ac.uk  

School Website: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/share/aboutus/religion/index.html

School Contact

Name: Dr Lloyd Bowen (History) 

Telephone: +44 (0)29 2087 4313 

Fax:  

Email: BowenL@cardiff.ac.uk  

School Website: www.cardiff.ac.uk/share

More information

School of History, Archaeology and Religion