Develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of individual, group and organisational communication and discover and understand the past through a range of skills and approaches.
It enables you to shape your study according to your strengths, interests and career ambitions. Combining two subjects can give your degree an international or industry perspective that will make you stand out in the graduate employment market.
Our course combinations are designed so that what you learn in one subject will complement and enhance what you learn in the other. In your final year you can choose either to split your time evenly between your two subjects, or to specialise in one. Our flexible curriculum has been designed to create some amazing opportunities for you too. Your second year of study is divided into two semesters that enables you to take part in optional work placements or go on international exchange.
By choosing Communication & Society and History you’ll enjoy the freedom to choose from a wide range of optional modules, depending on your own preferences and interests. These subjects will give you a deep understanding of the events that shape societies and influence our sense of self.
- This degree offers work placement opportunities.
- 90% of History joint honours students would recommend studying at NTU.
- 92% of our History graduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree. (DLHE 2016 /17).
- 93% of our Communication & Society graduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree. (DLHE 2016 /17).
- NTU’s Communication and Society degrees are ranked 12th in the Guardian League Tables 2019.
- Study this course full-time or part-time. See How to Apply section.
Careers and employability
Your career development
This is a major part of the curriculum. Key transferable skills are emphasised and there are opportunities to develop links with organisations and potential employers. Joint honours courses develop a wide range of skills. These include written and oral communication skills, critical analysis and a variety of IT skills. But you’ll also become more self-motivated, be able to work independently and in teams, and develop excellent time management skills.