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Undergraduate courses


Delve into the past of different periods and places

Discover our History courses here, or find out more at an Open Day.

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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.


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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...

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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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