3.82 / 5
3.82 / 5

History, University of Leicester

24 Reviews by Students #46 out of 99 UK Universities for History

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Covid-19 Response

TEACHING DELIVERY STATUS:
Confirmed Sept/Oct start
TEACHING MODE:
Online learning
OPEN DAYS:
19th June
TEACHING NOTES:
All teaching, unless you are on an exempted course, has now moved online and no face-to-face teaching will take place before 8 March 2021 at the earliest.
This is the latest available data taken from the le.ac.uk website on 26th April 2021. Read all universities responses in our Covid-19 university response article.

24 History reviews at University of Leicester


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Student Review: 5 /5

History, BA Hons

By member549565 On 28th June 20

MA history is the worth value course. There are many professors who are really expert of the historical publications.

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Student Review: 5 /5

History and Politics, BA Hons

By member723206 On 18th July 16

I only averaged around 9 contact hours per week, though this is apparently common for the course. All lecturers and staff were incredibly knowledgeable about their subject and a wide range of courses were offered. The Politics department also arranged for a number of interesting guest lecturers and speakers throughout the year, ranging from diplomats to terrorism experts.

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Student Review: 4 /5

History and American Studies, BA Hons

By scw On 25th August 15
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Student Review: 3 /5

History, BA Hons

By member917815 On 4th November 15
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Student Review: 4 /5

Ancient History and Archaeology, BA Hons

By member417828 On 4th November 15

I know the names of all my lecturers and you find by the end of first year that you are relatively friendly with them all. The teaching quality is great and the warmth toward students is something I feel you wouldn't get everywhere

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Student Review: 3 /5

History, BA Hons

By member818517 On 13th November 15
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Student Review: 4 /5

History and Politics, BA Hons

By member1019643 On 24th November 15

The course is really good and interesting, however I haven't heard from my personal tutor and so can't go to them for advice as I don't know who they are

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Student Review: 4 /5

History, BA Hons

By member1220430 On 15th December 15

Decent

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Student Review: 3 /5

English and History, BA Hons

By member1223146 On 13th July 16
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Student Review: 4 /5

History of Art, BA Hons

By icingsugar On 15th July 16

Personal tutor is fantastic. Teaching generally good. Could maybe do with a few more contact hours each week and maybe have guest lecturers. Italy trip in second year is fantastic! Best time of my life and great teaching. Support is always there if you aks for it during essays and dissertations. Lessons are generally interesting and well structured.

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Student Review: 5 /5

History and Politics, BA Hons

By member723183 On 15th July 16
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Student Review: 4 /5

History, BA Hons

By member523210 On 18th July 16
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Student Review: 4 /5

History of Art, BA Hons

By member945049 On 28th January 20

Good quality of Lecture and seminar

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Student Review: 2 /5

History and Politics, BA Hons

By member1123277 On 23rd July 16

The politics aspect of the course was exciting and interesting. History lectures were often dull and there wasn't enough topic choices.

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Student Review: 4 /5

History, BA Hons

By member1325116 On 17th December 16

History at Leicester has been a great experience so far. Although teaching and contact with tutors is very minimal they are always there when needed which is very beneficial. The range of course content has also been very good allowing you to get a taste of a wide range of historical period before becoming more specialised.

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Student Review: 2 /5

Ancient History and History, BA Hons

By member1229638 On 12th January 18

I graduated with a 1st class degree this July and have gone on to do a MA. Honestly while the teaching is good for some subjects, you'll be in good hands if you like Late Antiquity, it's not worth the money. I essentially paid 27k for a library. I only had 5 hours contact time in my final year. The schools (this is a joint degree) also do not communicate. In my first year I had to attend every 'intro to the uni' session twice. This problem only got worse, with little knowledge of what we were doing in other lectures gaps were created and opportunities for better learning missed. Sometimes we were expected to know information from modules we did not take as AHH students. E.g. Ancient History and History students did not take 'Percieving the Past' however some HS lecturers would reference this module during teaching, leaving us confused. Worst of all this issue seems to be down to a petty rivalry between the schools. This really soured my experience of doing my degree.

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Student Review: 4 /5

Ancient History and Archaeology, BA Hons

By member832587 On 28th June 18

I love the lecturers here at uni and theyre all down to earth people who genuinly want to help you and will go out their way to do so

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Student Review: 4 /5

History, BA Hons

By Member122345 On 31st July 18

The course was really good as i got to learn many aspects of hsitory as many subjecta were in differant parts of time

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Student Review: 4 /5

English and History, BA Hons

By Lpaj1 On 22nd March 19

The teaching is very in depth and the course is very interesting. The two subjects complement each other well.

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Student Review: 4 /5

History, BA Hons

By member836843 On 31st March 19

fun. interesting. good teaching.

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Student Review: 5 /5

History, BA Hons

By Jord019 On 2nd April 19

On the whole the course is perfect for me. All the areas listed above are to an exceptional standard- it would be nice to see a bit more info on specific employability but we have begun to be dripfed info on this gradually throughout the year. My personal tutor has been very supportive and has been great this year. The content again is very enthralling and keeps me deeply interested

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Student Review: 3 /5

History, BA Hons

By member637752 On 8th May 19

Module choice is amazing and varied

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Student Review: 3 /5

English and History, BA Hons

By member743960 On 23rd November 19

Decent teaching. So very boring at times.

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Student Review: 4 /5

Ancient History and History, BA Hons

By Maikens On 12th June 15
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