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School of History undergraduate degrees

Undergraduate degrees

Our courses provide you with the key skills needed for advanced study in History whilst also giving you the opportunity to focus on areas of the subject that are of interest to you. The broad expertise of our academic staff means that you can select modules across a wide range of periods and societies, tailoring your degree to suit your skills and interests.

Enrichment opportunities

In addition to your academic studies, we are committed to ensuring that your course is enriched with opportunities to develop yourself both professionally and personally. You can choose to take a year in industry in order to gain work experience during your studies and we also offer opportunities to study abroad. We'll help you to develop your employability skills and to prepare for your future career.


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Natascha Allen-Smith
Student | BA History
“The School has a support network to counter any personal or academic problems. There are Peer Mentoring sessions for First Years, members of staff specifically appointed to handle problems, and personal tutors with whom you can meet.”