School of History
Top 10 in the UK for History
The Guardian University League Table 2020
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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.
National Student Survey 2018
in the world for History
QS World Rankings by Subject 2019
in the UK for Research
Research Excellence Framework 2014
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 at both undergraduate and postgraduate level, encouraging active participation in research activity.
Wednesday 15 January 2020More on Postgraduate open day, Friday 7th February
"Family Planning is not for school-going girls": Gender, Generation and the Politics of Birth Control, in South Africa, c.1974-1984
Wednesday 21 October 2020, 16:30 - 18:00More on "Family Planning is not for school-going girls": Gender, Generation and the Politics of Birth Control, in South Africa, c.1974-1984