Committed to high quality teaching and student choice Committed to high quality teaching and student choice

Recognised as a leading department within the UK, History at UEA has a chronological range from the collapse of the Roman empire to the present day, a geographical scope covering Europe, Africa, the Middle East, North America and the Caribbean, and experts in political, economic, social, cultural, environmental, diplomatic and intellectual history. Watch our video here.

History at UEA is ranked joint 11th in the UK, according to the 2015 Guardian University Guide, with 90 per cent of our research classified as being of international importance or better (RAE 2008).

The diverse range of modules available allows our students to specialise in periods (medieval, early modern or modern), approaches (political, economic, social or cultural), or themes (environment, religion, power and empire). We are one of the only UK universities where you can specialise in Landscape History. Our teaching, undertaken in a stimulating and supportive learning environment, achieved a 96 per cent student satisfaction rating in the 2015 Guardian University Guide.

We provide the skills and support that ensure our graduates are highly employable, such as the ability to communicate with precision and to research, analyse and present data on complex subjects.

We also provide our students with the opportunity to secure valuable and relevant experience with a variety of employers through our internship programme.

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