Course Comparison

Course MA Maritime History BA (Hons) History with International Relations
Award Master of Arts - MA Bachelor of Arts - BA (Hons)
Duration 1 year 3 years
Course type Full-time, Part-time route available Full-time
Placement - -
Location Plymouth Plymouth
Provider School of Humanities and Performing Arts School of Humanities and Performing Arts
Entry requirements

An honours degree in history or a related subject, or a professional qualification recognised as being equivalent to a degree. 

Graduates from other disciplines will be considered on an individual basis. References from previous university, employer or similar.

Accreditation of Prior Learning will be considered, where appropriate, on a case-by-case basis and in line with the University’s Academic Regulations.

English language requirements. We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.
A levels
Typical offer will be 104 points from a minimum of 2 A Levels including a grade B in History, Art History, Ancient History, Classical Civilisation, Economics, Government & Politics or Law.

International Baccalaureate
26-28 points overall. Typical offer will be 26 points overall including three subjects at Higher Level and grade 5 at Higher Level in a relevant subject such as, History, Art History, Ancient History, Classical Civilisation, Economics, Government & Politics or Law or equivalent. If overseas and not studying English within IB – you must have IELTS: 6.5 overall with 5.5 in all elements.

18 Unit BTEC National Diploma/QCF Extended Diploma
DMM.  Please contact admissions@plymouth.ac.uk.  

BTEC National Diploma modules
If you hold a BTEC qualification it is vital that you provide our Admissions team with details of the exact modules you have studied as part of the BTEC. Without this information we may be unable to process your application quickly and you could experience significant delays in the progress of your application to study with us. Please explicitly state the full list of modules within your qualification at the time of application.

All access courses
Pass a named Access to Higher Education Diploma (preferably History, Humanities or Combined), with at least 33 credits at merit and/or distinction to include 12 credits in History (or Art History, Ancient History, Classical Civilisation, Economics, Government & Politics or Law).

GCSE
Mathematics and English language grade C / 4. If you do meet this criteria please seek further advice with the admission team on ug-admissions@plymouth.ac.uk.

Equivalent qualifications may be considered.

English language requirements.

We welcome applicants with international qualifications. To view other accepted qualifications please refer to our tariff glossary.