History and Heritage - BA Hons (Lancaster University)
Qualification Obtained: BA (Hons) in History with Heritage Management
This course successfully combines traditional, academically challenging history modules with the newer discipline of heritage discourse and the vocationally relevant aspects of management, customer care and marketing. In this way, you receive a stimulating learning experience while simultaneously learning the real-life applications of your subject to ensure you are adequately prepared for employment. Ideal candidates are those who are passionate about history and heritage, good communicators and who can adopt a disciplined approach to independent study.
Course Entry Requirements
PLEASE NOTE – Only students who have studied the Foundation Degree in History and Heritage Management Studies at Blackpool and The Fylde College and achieve a PASS will be considered for this Top up course.
2017 Entry Requirements
A new UCAS Tariff will be used for courses starting from September 2017, the new entry requirements are as follows;
Only students who have studied the Foundation Degree in History and Heritage Management at Blackpool and The Fylde College and have achieved a minimum of a pass will be considered for this top-up course.
Career Options and Progression
Studying history provides an opportunity to acquire a range of personal and transferable skills that are highly-valued by employers. Not only will history and heritage opportunities be open to graduates but also to a wide range of occupations including teaching, law, local government and the media.
Modules and Assessment
This course offers you the chance to enhance and extend your interest in the history you studied on the Foundation Degree. You will be able to study the subject through a multi-disciplinary approach combining social, economic, political, intellectual, and environmental aspects of a chosen period.
Year 1 (Level 6)
BA301 Dissertation - 40 credits
BA302 From Art Deco to Appeasement - 20 credits
BA303 Russia in Revolution 1917 - 1945 - 20 credits
BA304 Revolutionary France 1715 - 1815 - 20 credits
BA305 Radicalism, Regicide and Restoration (Optional) - 20 credits
BA306 Communicating History (Optional) - 20 credits
Modes of assessment will be drawn from the following: essays, individual reports; seen and unseen written assessments and examinations; presentations; short exercises involving data analysis; portfolio of creative work; tasks aimed at the assessment of specific skills (for example, research skills, statistical presentation skills); research dissertation. Feedback will be provided by means of comments and guidance on 'front-sheets' and individual tutorial sessions will also be available on an ongoing basis.
Breakdown of assessment methods:
BA301 Dissertation; 100% coursework
BA302 From Art Deco to Appeasement - 50% coursework, 50% exam
BA303 Russia in Revolution 1917 - 1945 - 50% coursework, 50% exam
BA304 Revolutionary France 1715 - 1815 - 100% exam
BA305 Radicalism, Regicide and Restoration (optional) - 50% coursework, 20% practical, 30% exam
BA306 Communicating History (optional); 50% coursework - 50% practical
Teaching and Learning Methods
Learning and teaching strategies are designed to be as informal as possible and are based on the interactive lecture and seminar sessions. At this stage in the students' learning, they will be required to be autonomous learners and this will apply to the Dissertation in particular. Assessment will require students to demonstrate advanced study skills and to use them in the analysis and synthesis of information from a variety of sources. The course runs over part of one day and into the evening of the same day. Students are given a high level of individual support to help them to succeed. If required, there are dedicated HE support tutors available to assist.
Work Placement and Field Trips
There is no work placement required as part of the course.
All staff involved in the delivery of higher education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant vocational and industrial experience and professional practice.
Read our tuition fees guide.
You should be aware that there may be additional costs to consider such as optional educational visits and photocopying/printing.
Resources required to achieve the learning outcomes of the programme are provided by the College.
Regulation and Accreditation
This programme is regulated by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).
Terms and Conditions
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