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The BA in History is internationally renowned, and the breadth of teaching expertise within the Faculty is such that it can accommodate many different interests and approaches to historical study. Cambridge History graduates are highly employable and the course provides a springboard into a huge variety of careers, from journalism and broadcasting to law, business and finance.

 

Further information about the course can be found on the Faculty and University websites.

Typical offers require

  • A Level: A*AA
  • IB: 40-42 points, with 776 at Higher Level 

For other qualifications, see the main entrance requirements pages on the University website.

Course Requirements

  • A Level/ IB Higher Level (or equivalent) in History

Mature students and those taking other qualifications are encouraged to contact our Admissions Office, to discuss the entry requirements for their qualifications.

 

Number of students 

We aim to admit around ten students per year.

Admissions Assessment

  • All applicants for History are required to take a written assessment at interview, if interviewed.

  • Further details about the written assessment can be found on the University website here.

Written work 

Applicants are required to submit one or two school/college essays as examples of written work prior to interview. 

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