Our new Centre for Modern History is a dynamic hub for innovative historical research that brings together historians, scholars of politics, and experts from across the university and the public sphere.

It’s a vibrant research environment in which to gain an in-depth understanding of topics such as international politics and digital history.

History student Aqeeb Munir describes how the knowledge and skills our History courses provide equip you for a wide range of career options.

Career perspectives

History graduates work in nearly every field – not only as historians or researchers, but as teachers, lawyers, consultants, creative and business executives, journalists, writers and public servants.

You will be able to learn a range of transferable skills, valued by employers, such as research, critical analysis, public speaking, teamwork, problem solving and community engagement.