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BA (Hons) History

University of Cambridge

1 Location : University of Cambridge

Course details


Study mode

Full time

Length

3 year course

Distance learning

Not Available

Placement year

Not Available

Year abroad

Not Available

Foundation year

Not Available

Study mode

Full time

Length

3 year course

Distance learning

Not Available

Placement year

Not Available

Year abroad

Not Available

Foundation year

Not Available

Course data summary

Average Earnings

£28,000

15 months after the course for History graduates at University of Cambridge

Employment

85%

go on to work and/or study

15 months after the course for History graduates at University of Cambridge

49%

are using what they learnt during their studies in their current work

15 months after the course for History graduates at University of Cambridge

What you need to know about the data

  • The data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Some courses and providers have been affected more than others.
  • The data tells you about the experience of recent students, but your experience may be different.
  • Read more about this data

Sorry, there is no data available for this course.

This may be because the course size is too small. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

100% of students are still on the course or have completed it

After 1 year on the course

Data for entrants in 2020-21

Source: Data for individual students collected directly from universities and colleges

Data from

200 students.

What you need to know about earnings data

  • Some data is from graduates surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Labour markets change
  • Salaries vary across regions in the UK
  • There are lots of factors that affect graduate earnings.
  • Read more about earnings

Average earnings for all full-time History courses

For graduates from University of Cambridge

After 15 months

£28,000

Typical range: £23,500 - £31,000

Data from

80 people

(52% of those asked).

Data for students graduating 2020-21

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

After 3 years

£30,000

Typical range: £24,000 - £40,500

Data from

210 people.


Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

After 5 years

£39,000

Typical range: £31,500 - £53,000

Data from

220 people.


Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

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After 15 months

£25,000

Typical range: £21,000 - £28,000

Data from

5350 people.

97% of UK-resident History graduates from University of Cambridge are employed in England.

Data for students graduating 2019-21

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

After 3 years

£23,500

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £19,000 - £29,500

Data from

11195 people.

98% of UK-resident History graduates from University of Cambridge are based in England.

Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

After 5 years

£28,500

(excludes Northern Ireland)

Typical range: £22,500 - £37,000

Data from

11815 people.

97% of UK-resident History graduates from University of Cambridge are based in England.

Data for students graduating 2013-15

Source: Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset

What you need to know about employment data

  • Some data is from graduates surveyed during Covid-19 pandemic
  • Labour markets vary and change over time
  • Employment and job opportunities vary across regions in the UK
  • Read more about employment

85% of the students go on to work and / or study

What graduates are doing 15 months after the course

The data displayed is from students over the previous two years.

This may be because the course size is too small or not enough students responded to the survey. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

Data for students graduating 2019-21

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from

170 students (53% of those who were asked).

Occupation types 15 months after the course

The data displayed is from students over the previous two years.

This may be because the course size is too small or not enough students responded to the survey. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

Data for students graduating 2019-21

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data from

100 students (53% of those who were asked).

85% In highly skilled work

  • 21% Business and public service associate professionals
  • 17% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
  • 15% Media Professionals
  • 9% Teaching Professionals
  • 5% Artistic, literary and media occupations
  • Less than 5% Natural and social science professionals
  • Less than 5% Finance Professionals
  • Less than 5% Welfare and housing associate professionals

14% In other work

  • 5% Administrative occupations
  • Less than 5% Elementary occupations

1% In unknown work

  • Employed after finishing the course but employment type is not known

What you need to know about the data

81% of graduates find their current work meaningful

The data displayed is from students over the previous two years.

This may be because the course size is too small or not enough students responded to the survey. This does not reflect on the quality of the course.

Perception of work after graduating

Source: Graduate Outcomes survey

Data for students graduating 2019-21

Data from

80 students (53% of those who were asked)

49% Usefulness

I am utilising what I learnt during my studies in my current work.

81% Meaningfulness

My current work is meaningful.

77% Future

My current work fits with my future plans.

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