History was the first subject offered as a main subject in an Honours degree programme in 1976. Each year since then History has proven highly successful, boasting a large number of undergraduate students.
The History Department offers two exciting Masters programmes. Since 1993, our community of MPhil and PhD students has been ever expanding.
Quality & Satisfaction
At the last Research Assessment Exercise (2008), History achieved the highest rating in the University, with 55 per cent of assessed research graded internationally outstanding or excellent. In the Guardian University Guide 2015, the History programme was one of the highest scoring institurions, with 100% of students expressing satisfaction with the quality of the teaching.