School of History

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Top 100 in the world for History

QS World Rankings by subject 2021

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School of History

We are a leading UK School of History with over 40 academic staff specialising in a wide range of fields and a large community of undergraduate and postgraduate students. We have an international reputation for excellence and we’re known for our ground-breaking historical research and innovative teaching.

Studying with us

Our degree courses allow you to explore a wide variety of different historical topics, and to develop your own areas of historical expertise. You'll become part of an active community of students and academic staff sharing a passion for History and study in a highly supportive learning environment.

Our flexible single and joint honours courses will provide you with a broad range of knowledge across historical periods, geographical locations and key themes, from medieval times to the present day.

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Gain specialist knowledge with our masters degrees, with opportunities to focus on a range of themes. You’ll be taught by leading academics, engaging with their latest research as part of your course.

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We offer supervision in a broad range of historical research areas in a supportive and active postgraduate student community.

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10th

in the UK for studying History

The Times/Sunday Times' Good University Guide 2020

Top 100

in the world for History

QS World Rankings by Subject 2020

12th

in the UK for Research

Research Excellence Framework 2014