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History degrees abroad

History is the study of events, people, attitudes and beliefs throughout time. As a history student, you’ll be tasked with analyzing the legacies of these episodes and individuals in today’s world.

In most countries across the globe, our modern lives are very different from those of our ancestors. You’ll research various historical periods and topics, formulate questions, and offer answers as to why contemporary society looks the way it does.

One of the best ways to study history is to experience a country’s culture, sites and cities first-hand; that’s why studying abroad is such a great idea. By immersing yourself in the history of another country, you’ll gain a more comprehensive and authentic understanding of the subject.

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History program structure

You can study history at associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels of study. At undergraduate level, you can often choose to study history alongside another related subject as part of a joint-honours course.

History is taught across the world so there are plenty of opportunities to specialize in particular areas. However, programs will usually be focused around the history of the country you’re studying in. It’s important to bear this in mind if you’re interested in the history of a specific country.

If you choose to study in the US, you’ll probably select a major in history. The American higher education model outlines that you must first complete two years of general education before specializing in history for the final two years of your program.

Although the exact content and structure of your program will depend on your university, most history courses are delivered through lectures, seminars and tutorials. You will probably be assessed through a combination of essays, exams and presentations. Most history programs will cover the following topics:

  • Historical approaches and concepts
  • Why history matters
  • The Middle Ages
  • Making of the modern world 1500-1800
  • Historical warfare
  • Political history

Types of history degrees

History study abroad programs

History undergraduate programs

Bachelor's in history

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    History/Sociology - BA University of the South Pacific, Fiji

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    7,995 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,000 FJD

    Start date
    July, February
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    History - BA University of Central Florida, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    12,500 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 12,500 USD

    Start date
    September
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    Liberal Arts and Science: History - BBA Florida Atlantic University, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    20,192 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 20,192 USD

    Start date
    May, August, January
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    Social Studies Broadfield: History - BScEd University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, USA

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    18,408 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,408 USD

    Start date
    September, January
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    History - BA (Hons) (with foundation) Bournemouth University, UK

    Program type
    Bachelor's
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    20,598 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,250 GBP

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about BA (Hons) History (with Foundation Year option)

Associate in history

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    History - AA Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    16,484 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 22,415 CAD

    Start date
    September, January, May
    Show program overview about Associate of Arts Degree in History
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    History - AAS-T Big Bend Community College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    29,789 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 29,789 USD

    Start date
    September
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    History - ADT Riverside City College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    10,440 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,440 USD

    Start date
    June, August, February
    Show program overview about History
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    History - AA College of Southern Nevada, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    11,048 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 11,048 USD

    Start date
    June, August, January
    Show program overview about History
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    History - AA Elgin Community College, USA

    Program type
    Associate
    Duration
    3 years
    Annual tuition fee
    9,655 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 9,655 USD

    Start date
    June, August, January
    Show program overview about History

Certificate in history

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    History and philosophy of science and technology - Cert Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

    Program type
    Undergraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    4,699 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 6,390 CAD

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about History and philosophy of science and technology

History graduate programs

Master's in history

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    Arts (Thesis): History - MA (Thesis) University of Canterbury, New Zealand

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    19,443 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 32,000 NZD

    Start date
    May, June, July, August, September, October, November, January, February, March, April
    Show program overview about Arts (Thesis): History
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    History - MA Carleton University, Canada

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    16,874 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 22,945 CAD

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about History
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    History - MA University of North Alabama, USA
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    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    7,500 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,500 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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    History - MA American University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    34,596 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 34,596 USD

    Start date
    September, January
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    History - MA DePaul University, USA

    Program type
    Master's
    Duration
    2 years
    Annual tuition fee
    18,192 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 18,192 USD

    Start date
    September, January, March
    Show program overview about History

Doctorate in history

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    History - PhD University of Canterbury, New Zealand

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    4,313 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 7,099 NZD

    Start date
    May, June, July, August, September, October, November, January, February, March, April
    Show program overview about History
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    History - PhD University of Manitoba, Canada

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    4 years
    Annual tuition fee
    6,515 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 8,859 CAD

    Start date
    September
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    History (Holocaust and Genocide History) - PhD Clark University, USA

    Program type
    Doctorate
    Duration
    5 years
    Annual tuition fee
    10,952 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 10,952 USD

    Start date
    August, January
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Diploma in history

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    History - GDip Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

    Program type
    Postgraduate diploma
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    4,699 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 6,390 CAD

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about History

Certificate in history

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    History - PGCE Ulster University, UK

    Program type
    Postgraduate certificate
    Duration
    1 year
    Annual tuition fee
    20,686 USD

    Fee in university's local currency 16,320 GBP

    Start date
    September
    Show program overview about PGCE History - Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) (Coleraine campus)

Future history careers

As a history graduate, you will have gained a number of transferable skills that are well-respected by employers. Your ability to research, offer analysis and engage with critical thought will open many doors for you in the world of work, including the following roles:

  • Teacher
  • Civil servant
  • Researcher
  • Journalist
  • Curator
  • Archivist
  • Academic librarian

It’s a good idea to consider improving your employability alongside studying. Most universities will have a career service that can point you in the direction of internship and work-experience opportunities that will strengthen your CV.