Department of History

Study with us

  • Study periods from 500 CE to the present, from countries around the world
  • In REF 2021, we placed 23rd out of 81 departments nationally for research activity, with more than 80% of outputs and 100% of both Impact and Environment rated as either 'World Leading' or 'Internationally Excellent' 
  • Our wide variety of joint honours degrees allow you to tailor your degree
  • Our department is one of the largest in the country, offering a range of specialists who can support you in your dissertation studies and postgraduate research.
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Undergraduate degrees

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Taught masters courses

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Research degrees

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I was just so happy with my experience here and the support around me with the teachers and wider support from the university. I thought this environment has been so positive that I just want to stay.

Christos Mouis, Ancient History and History graduate and History MA student



Department of History

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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