Undergraduate study

Our curriculum offers undergraduate students incredible breadth of study driven by world class research expertise

Why choose History at York?

  • Huge choice of optional modules to suit all interests
  • More than 40 academic staff who are leading experts in their fields – we were rated 2nd nationally for the quality of our research in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF)
  • Small group teaching
  • Varied assessments that seek to bring out the best in students
  • The opportunity for all students to study abroad in Year 2
  • Location, location – fabulous campus close to a beautiful city


Take a look at the University's undergraduate prospectus to find out more about studying here

Student view‌

"The way history is taught at York, mainly through group seminars, lends itself to an informal, sociable atmosphere. Tutors are always keen to provide a quick response to any question you may have and supervisor meetings one on one give you all the support you need."

Penny, Current Student