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 have world-leading scholars. The School was ranked 3rd in the UK for research intensity after Oxford and Cambridge in the REF 2014 subject rankings. We offer research-led teaching at every level and provide an extensive range of undergraduate modules and postgraduate courses.
Recognised as a leading department within the UK (ranking first in the UK for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2016), 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, Asia, North America and the Caribbean, and experts in political, economic, social, cultural, environmental, diplomatic and intellectual history.
We were rated in the top 15 for History in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.
In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), UEA was ranked third in the UK for research intensity in History (Times Higher REF 2014 Analysis), with 99% of research rated as internationally recognised, including 77 per cent rated 4* (world leading) or 3* (internationally excellent).
99 per cent of research within the School of History is internationally recognised, with 77 per cent rated 4* (world leading) or 3* (internationally excellent) according to the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014), a major Government analysis of university research quality. Additionally History at UEA ranked third in the UK for research intensity after Oxford and Cambridge in the Times Higher Education REF 2014 Subject Rankings.
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.
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.