Year 3

Year 3 is all about your final project. You will take the following courses:

Refer to the Course Planner for an overview of the compulsory courses that are part of the History programme. 

Did you start before 2018? Then check the History Education and Examination Regulations to see which courses you will have to take.

Block 1 or 3: Theory of History 

With the Theory of History Course (GE3V18005) you will deepen and broaden your knowledge in the scientific and social context of history.

Did you enroll in the BA History in 2021-22 or later? In that case you will take the Theory of History course during your second-year in block 2. Please see the relevant information on the site here

Block 2 and/or 3: Final thesis

You complete your major with your final thesis of 7.5 EC or 15 EC (students who started before 2021 can choose for either a 7,5 or 15 EC thesis). Usually, you will choose a subject that ties in with your specialisation. There are many different History lecturers with diverse expertise to choose from. 

Block 1, 2, 3 and 4: Elective courses

In year 3, you choose the remaining 45 EC in elective courses. As electives you can start with a minor, do an internship, go abroad or choose from a broad range of available courses. Make sure to check each course's entry requirements.

Compulsory courses year 3