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Undergraduate courses

History, War and American Studies

Delve into the past of different periods and places

Discover our History, War and American Studies courses here, or use the link below to find out how to apply through Clearing.

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Explore how our world has developed, how ideas spread, how states rise and fall and how ordinary people can change the world.

Studying a history course can lead to career paths including historical research, heritage and tourism, archives and curation, conservation, and librarianship.


History BA (Hons)

From Ancient Rome to Soviet Russia, delve into the history of a huge range of periods and places. Explore the answers to historical questions great and small in the heart of a city with a fascinating past...

American Studies seminar

American Studies and Film Studies BA (Hons)

Investigate American society through its history, literature, politics, popular culture, and especially it’s film. Study many different film genres through the lens of American culture and question how cinema reflects the social and political...

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American Studies and War Studies BA (Hons)

Both American Studies and War Studies are diverse, interdisciplinary subjects. They allow you to investigate broad topics through many different perspectives and academic disciplines. Throughout your course you will consider either the nature of war...

English Literature and History BA (Hons)

Literature and History often inform and interact with each other, offering different perspectives on the events of the past and the people behind them. Studied together these subjects will give you a deeper understanding of people, the world around...

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History and American Studies BA (Hons)

American Studies is a varied academic subject which takes in literature, popular culture, politics, film and much more. Through this Joint Honours degree you will gain a deep understanding of America’s history, alongside a wider appreciation of...

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History and Religion BA (Hons)

Together Religion and History help us understand the modern world by exploring the beliefs people hold, and how our past led us to our current situations...

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War Studies and History BA (Hons)

This Joint Honours degree combines War Studies with History to give you a deep insight into the nature of war. Explore how wars have been fought through the ages, and the wider social, cultural and political implications of conflict. Study war...

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