Welcome to the Department of History

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We are proud to be ranked in the top 100 in the world for History (QS World University Rankings 2019), ranked 7th in the UK (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020) and 6th in the Complete University Guide 2020. We are 2nd in the UK for research performance (Times Higher Education's ranking of the Research Excellence Framework 2014).

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.

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Postgraduate

Events

Tue
28
Jan

Museum and Heritage Careers Event

A careers event for students interested in the museums and heritage sector

Tue
28
Jan

Reactionary Patriots and European Romance: Aspects of Medievalism in Early Victorian Wales

Part of the CModS research strand on 'Medievalism and Imperial Modernity', co-organized with the Centre for Medieval Studies and Department of History.

Wed
29
Jan

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Research

Gender equality

‌We hold a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to gender equality.

Athena SWAN Bronze Award

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