MArts History with Innovation (V104)

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UCAS code V104
Application method UCAS/Common Application
Course duration 4 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees Further information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of course Clifton campus, Placements
Part-time study Part-time study is not available for this course
Number of applicants accepted for 2015/16 This course was new for 2016 entry and applicants accepted data is not yet available

About MArts History with Innovation

The innovators of the 21st century will bring together arts, science, engineering, humanities and enterprise to deliver innovative products, services and ways of living. They will be team players with a breadth enabling them to work across specialisms and cultures.

This course combines in-depth subject specialism in history with interdisciplinary breadth, creative teamwork and entrepreneurial skills. You will study history to gain a solid discipline strength and alongside this, apply your subject knowledge to innovate and translate your ideas into plans for digital and creative enterprises, both social and commercial.

The course will equip you in reading history and carrying out historical research. You will be supported in 'doing' history through a mix of core units, a wide choice of primary source-based optional units, and substantial pieces of independent research.

You will come together with students from other innovation disciplines such as computer science and geography to learn and apply design and systems thinking to digital and creative ideas. You will and put this into practice working in transdisciplinary teams, ultimately creating new ventures together.

More about Innovation

Find out more about studying Innovation and History at Bristol including career prospects and how the course is taught and assessed.

Course structure

First year

  • Approaching the Past
  • One research-oriented Special Topic and a linked Research Project
  • One outline unit from the following:
    • Introduction to Medieval History
    • Introduction to Early Modern History
    • Introduction to the History of the British Empire
  • Design and System Thinking for Innovation
  • Transdisciplinary Group Project I: Being Human

Second year

  • Core Unit: Rethinking History
  • One research-oriented Special Field Topic and a linked Research Project
  • One Thematic Lecture Response units
  • Past, Present and Futures
  • Transdisciplinary Group Project II: Solving someone else's problem
  • Open units up to a maximum of 20CP

Third year

  • Dissertation
  • One Thematic Lecture Response units or One research-oriented special subject or One Reflective History unit
  • Creativity and Innovation
  • Enterprise Case
  • Transdisciplinary Group Project III: Doing something completely new

Fourth year

  • Two from a wide choice of advanced history units
  • In the Wild
  • New Venture Creation
  • Transdisciplinary Group Project IV: Building a demonstrator.
Find out more about the course structure and units available for History with Innovation

Typical offer for MArts History with Innovation - applicants must meet one of the following

A-level
Standard offer
A*AA including History (Critical Thinking is accepted)
A-level
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
AAB including A in History (Critical Thinking is accepted)
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
38 overall to include 18 points at Higher Level with 6 in Higher Level History
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
34 overall to include 17 points at Higher Level with 6 in Higher Level History
Cambridge Pre-U offerRequirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3
Access to HE Diploma offerPass Access to HE Diploma (with a relevant Humanities/Social Sciences focus) with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit. Distinctions may be required in specific units.
BTEC offer D*DD  plus grade A in A-level History
Scottish Qualifications Authority offerSH: AAAAA and AH: AA including History
Welsh Baccalaureate offerRequirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute the same non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Level Core grade
European Baccalaureate offer88% overall with 8.5 in History
International qualificationsAccepted international qualifications

Applicants must also meet these requirements

GCSE profile requirementsProfile:
No specific subjects required.
Further information about GCSE requirements and profile levels for 2018 entry.
English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile B
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.

Deferred entry

For this course deferred entry is: Not accepted

Selection process

UCAS or Common Application and an additional task to assess applicants’ creative and/or entrepreneurial skills/experience.

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