Studying History at Lancaster University

A Facebook live Q&A session held at Lancaster University in February 2019 with Deborah Sutton. You can find the following questions at these times:

1) What current research is taking place in your department and how does that impact the course? 1:18
2) Are these areas of research led by different lecturers? 2:59
3) What do exams and assessments look like in the subject? 5:00
How do you think assessments at University might differ to GCSE or A Level? 7:48
4) Are there any work experience opportunities that students can take part in? 12:02
5) What careers support is there for students at Lancaster? 14:51
6) Do you think Open Days are useful? 18:19
7) What advice would you give to young people studying their GCSE’s who are unsure about what they would like to study in the future? 19:19
8) What do you look for in a personal statement? What activities/reading/opportunities can students get involved in now to develop their interest in the subject? 22:15
9) What made you interested in History? 25:26
10) Can I still study History if there are certain modules on the course I haven’t studied before at school? 26:35
11) How competitive is the application process? 29:07
12) What subjects would you expect applicants to study? 31:40
13) What are your previous students doing now and what successes have your alumni had? 34:20
14) What are the transferable skills that students get out of studying History? 36:48

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