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Explore the diversity of human history stretching from the birth of civilisation up to the present day in a region brimming with heritage and culture.

Add the next chapter to your history

Explore historic eras and geographies from a variety of perspectives and discover how our past can affect our future.

Encounter different cultures and people through a range of historical themes, specialise in a particular area, or maintain a breadth of study by examining history across the globe.

Join our close-knit community and be supported to settle into University life as you share our passion for history.

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More about History at Newcastle University

Find your place in the world

Newcastle University offers an outstanding student experience and a world-class education for life. Our commitment to academic excellence is demonstrated through our position in global rankings. We have a world-class reputation for research excellence, and we were awarded a Gold Award in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017.