The BA in History is a three-year degree programme that sums up to a study load of 180 EC (60 EC per year and 1 EC = 28 hours of study load). The Education and Examination Regulations (EER) state exactly which requirements you will have to meet in order to graduate as well as the transitional provisions in case you missed some courses.
Do not hesitate to contact your tutor or Study Advisor when you need help choosing which courses to do.
Your curriculum consists of a major (the main part of your curriculum) and electives. The distribution of the number of ECs you will have to obtain for the various components depends on the year you enrolled (and thus the exam programme you are assigned to).
- Year 1: Core profile 1 (30 EC) and Core profile 2 (30 EC)
- Year 2: Specialisation (30 EC), writing skills and research skills (15 EC)
- Year 3: Theory of History (7,5 EC) and Bachelor's thesis (7,5 or 15 EC)
Electives (year 2 and 3)
- Electives (30 EC)
You can choose from:
- Free courses (30 EC)
You can choose from a wide range of UU courses
For an overview of all courses that are part of your exam programme, please check the Course Planner: