School of History
Top 100 in the world for History
QS World Rankings by subject 2022
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.
The School of History is actively working to build a diverse and inclusive school community that supports all staff and students. Our Equality and Inclusion Lead is Dr Peter Anderson. You can find out more about our current projects and access staff and student resources here.
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.
in the UK for studying History
The Times/Sunday Times' Good University Guide 2022
in the world for History
QS World Rankings by Subject 2022
“world-leading” or “internationally excellent”
Submitted research environment - REF 2021
Our active research involves innovative and powerful projects that range widely by period, geographical region, and theme. We have well established partnerships with organisations and people beyond academia. We also work closely with students from around the world at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, encouraging active participation in research activity.
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on March 21, 2022