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Studying History

Develop an understanding of the modern world as you learn from leading experts.

A range of historical approaches and practices

Our programmes allow you to study all periods of human history up until modern day. Our classroom has truly global coverage, exploring the histories of Britain, Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia.  

You will encounter a range of historical approaches to studying social, political, cultural, demographic, post-colonial and oral histories of these regions.

91% of our students, overall, agreed that the course is intellectually stimulating.

National Student Survey, 2019

Research-led teaching

The majority of our research submitted to the Research Excellence Framework 2014 was:

  • officially classified as world-leading
  • internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour