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BA History and Portuguese
Combine a specialist study of Portuguese culture with a range of diverse historical periods.

BA History and Portuguese / Overview

Year of entry: 2017

Degree awarded
4 years
Typical A-level offer

ABB including History at grade A plus English Language at A2 or GCSE in a Modern Foreign Language (grade B)

Typical International Baccalaureate offer

32 points overall (core points accepted), to include higher level History grade 6 plus 5,5 to include English Language higher level or GCSE in a Modern Foreign Language (grade B)

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS

Course overview

  • You want to start or continue learning Portuguese and have freedom to choose history units from a wide range of periods
  • You want to study or work in a Portuguese-speaking country for a year to perfect your language skills
  • You want the flexibility to focus more on language or history elements as your interests develop

Open days

  • The University hold open days regularly (usually June, Sept and October) where you have the opportunity to tour the campus and find out more about the facilities and courses we offer.
  • If you are offered a place, you will be invited to a visit day specifically for your area of study. On this day you will find out more about the School and its resources, meet members of staff and current students and discuss study aims and qualifications with admissions staff.


Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2017 will be £9,250, subject to government regulations on fee increases.. Future inflationary increases will be applied to each subsequent year of the course, subject to government regulations on fee increases. Tuition fees for international students will be £17,000 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
+44 (0)161 275 3211
+44 (0)161 275 3031
Academic department overview

See: About us

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