How can I get into Oxford University History?

How can I get into Oxford University History?

How to Apply

  1. Qualifications and Entry Requirements. To study History or any of its Joint Schools, you are required to achieve 3 As at A-level.
  2. Personal Statement.
  3. Written Work.
  4. The History Aptitude Test (HAT)
  5. Interviews.
  6. Personal Circumstances and Contextualisation.

What are the entry requirements for Oxford University?

Admission requirements for 2023 entry

Course Entrance requirements (at A-level or equivalent) Test
Biology A*AA (with the A* in a science or Maths)
Biomedical Sciences A*AA excluding Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and General Studies BMAT
Chemistry A*A*A (with both A*s in science subjects and/or Maths)

WHAT A-levels do I need to study History at university?

If you’re thinking of taking a history degree, you’re probably already planning to study history at A-level….Useful A-levels (or equivalent)

  • Economics.
  • English literature.
  • Politics.
  • Philosophy.
  • Sociology.
  • Theology or religious studies.

Do you need History for PPE at Oxford?

Helpful: You may apply for PPE having done any combination of subjects at school; it is not necessary to have studied Politics, Philosophy or Economics. History can provide a useful background, but is not essential.

Do Oxford accept lower grades?

To apply to Oxford, students would need to have completed, or be studying for, at least 120 points at stage 1 or above, in appropriate subjects. We would expect students to be performing at the highest level, with at least pass grade 2.

Can you do history at Oxford?

Oxford is celebrated for the broad chronological sweep of its courses and the enormous amount of choice offered. Students can study options on any part of British and European history from the declining years of the Roman Empire to the present day.

Do I need history for PPE?

We’ve had a look at A level subject combinations for PPE offer holders and spotted numerous students with all Maths/Science combinations and/or without History. History (essay based subject) is recommended not essential.

Is PPE a respected degree?

PPE is a very very good degree, one i nearly choose myself. It is also a very unique degree in the sense it combines 3 of the most fascinating disciplines in academia. People who do this degree end up in careers i.e. IB, diplomacy, civil service, law, consultancy, etc etc. The list is endless.

WHAT A levels are best for Oxford?

Consider Oxbridge’s preferred subjects They are History, Geography, English Literature, modern and classical languages, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths/Further Maths. Cambridge’s Trinity College requires two of these just to get accepted into the college.

How hard is PPE at Oxford?

In recent years, about one in three (actually 33% in 2019) PPE applicants will get interviewed, and of those, one in three will be offered a place. So the odds are basically one in nine (though actually a little better, 1:8.5).

Is PPE at Oxford hard?

The workload of PPE can vary quite a lot depending on some of the module choices you make. However, in general, it probably won’t shock you to find out that the workload for this course is VERY high.

Which UK unis do PPE?

In the 1980s, the University of York went on to establish its own PPE degree based upon the Oxford model; King’s College London, the University of Warwick, the University of Manchester, and other British universities later followed. According to the BBC, the Oxford PPE “dominate[s] public life” (in the UK).

Does Oxford Check GCSE?

GCSEs. GCSEs will be taken in to account when we consider your application but they are just one aspect that we look at. GCSE results will be considered alongside your personal statement, academic reference, predicted grades and performance in any written work or written test required for your course.

What GCSE results are needed for Oxford?

GCSEs are seen as evidence of work ethic – and you need a really strong one of those to cope with studying at Oxford or Cambridge. Our ‘guesstimate’ is that the average successful applicant has around eight 8/9 grade GCSEs under their belt.