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  • Undergraduate

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    So, its university application time – what now? We have lots of resources in this section looking at applying for history at university, how to prepare for interviews, what life as an undergraduate historian might be and what to expect on a history course.  What we want are more historians...

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  • Studying History at Competitive Universities: Student's guide

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    So you have decided to apply to study history at a top university. This guide is intended to help you through the process so that your application is as good as it can be. It is not intended to replace the help and advice you can get from the people...

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  • What to expect when you choose to study History at University

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    What to expect when you choose to study History at University:   Challenges you may have to face: No comprehensive text: I don't know about you, however when I studied History at A Level there was a textbook for each module; a comprehensive book that covered all the compulsory material...

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  • What to expect when you choose to study History at University

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    Challenges you may have to face: No comprehensive text: I don't know about you, however when I studied History at A Level there was a textbook for each module; a comprehensive book that covered all the compulsory material that you would need to learn for your exam. Real life is...

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  • Transition to University FAQs

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    A series of podcasts of history undergraduates answering questions about the transition to university and about extended student engagement. A joint project of the Historical Association and the History Subject Centre.

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  • How to fill out your UCAS

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    How to fill out your UCAS 1. How to Slideshow by BUCKS University     2. UCAS website Interactive tools for UCAS   3. Studential Website Studential.com was created in 2002 to provide in-depth information about going to university and the application process involved. Whilst their primary aim is to...

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  • Quick Guide to University Interviews

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    Preparing for your University Interview - A Quick Guide:   1. Learning Technologies Using UCAS Interview Preparation List of Questions Personal Statement Financial Support Access to Learning Fund   2. University Interviews in 10 tiny steps Steps toward a successful University Interview   3. Finding what University would best suit...

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  • An Example of History at University.

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    An Example of History at University.Nottingham University has a History School which was established  before the First World War. Its past distinguished scholars include Professor JD Chambers, Professor AW ('Bob') Coats, Professor Jim Holt and Professor Michael Jones. The  School currently has 27 academic staff, with particular strengths in British, German, French,...

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  • Student Handbook to Undergraduate History at University

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    History Skills: 2nd edition - a student's handbook, by Mary Abbott [ed] , Routledge, 2009; ISBN: 978 0 415 46690 5   This is an update of an earlier work, with added sections on the world of electronics and data. The book is aimed at those going into Higher Education, and...

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