Welcome to the Department of History

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We are proud to be a World Top 100 department. We are rated 2nd in the UK for the quality of our research (REF), and are 5th in the Russell Group for positive destinations (Times Graduate Destinations Indicator, 2016 graduates). 

We offer our students a huge choice of modules, ranging around the world and across 2,000 years. Teaching is by world-class experts in their field, reflecting their own groundbreaking research, and has an emphasis on small-group teaching.

Why study History at York?

What makes studying History at York so special?

In our new video, our students and staff members talk about the Department and what you'll gain from studying for your undergraduate degree here.

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Undergraduate

News

An Update on Nanyang Technological University-University of York Links

Posted on Monday 14 May 2018

Professor Bhattacharya appointed a Visiting Professor by Nanyang Technological University


History@York in the Media

Posted on Friday 11 May 2018

History department academic to appear on BBC Radio 4.


Athena SWAN Bronze Award

Posted on Wednesday 9 May 2018

We are pleased to announce that the Department of History has received an Athena SWAN Bronze award.


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Postgraduate

Events

Thu
31
May

Burckhardt at 200: The Civilization of the Renaissance reconsidered

An interdisciplinary team examines the accounts of the Swiss scholar Jacob Burckhardt.

Thu
31
May

How do we study transitions in health and medicine?

Join CGHH for a workshop with Professor V. Sujatha on transitions in health and medicine

Fri
1
Jun

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Research

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