The School of History covers a wide range of history from Medieval to Modern, from Britain and Europe to America, Middle East and Asia. We were rated in the top 15 for History in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018. We have world-leading scholars who are passionate about teaching. In the REF 2014 subject rankings the School was ranked 3rd in the UK for research intensity after Oxford and Cambridge.
Our graduates go on to exciting careers in a wide range of fields such as law, civil service, heritage, finance and teaching. We offer a comprehensive programme of curricular and extra-curricular events and training sessions to enhance our student's employability: sessions on CV writing, on developing digital skills for the creative economy, on the effective use of LinkedIn profiles and on pathways into future career destinations. Our courses equip our students with highly-transferable skills, such as the ability to communicate effectively and to research, analyse and present data on complex subjects.
The School is on and , as well as having a Landscape Group blog, so please connect with us to stay up to date on all of the latest news and events. Our History Society also produces a regular newspaper, the latest issue of which can be found here.