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History

Welcome to the Department of History. 

With exceptional access to archival resources, our purpose-built campus is designed to a modern vision set within a beautiful, historic city. Find out more about our courses and what it's like to be a student here with York Virtual Visit.

Committed to equality

We are proud to hold an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of the work we do to support gender equality.

World top 50

46th in the world for History
QS World Rankings by subject 2021

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University of the Year shortlisted

“York is everything an outstanding university should be”

Find out how we made the shortlist for University of the Year in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022.

Our University of the Year nomination

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