The Department of History and Politics offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
The study of History helps you to understand how individuals, communities and societies have lived in the past and how those past experiences have helped to shape the present world. History helps us make sense of our world and understand what may lie ahead because the future is shaped by its history in so many ways. Visit our History course page.
Every day, international issues are in the news headlines – this is your chance to become an expert on relations between states, economies, ideas and societies. Visit our International Relations course page.
Politics is a subject that encompasses a range of issues central to an understanding of contemporary society. Whether at a local, regional or national level, political decisions affect all citizens and are instrumental in shaping the future of the nation. Visit our Politics course page.
Politics and International Relations is a subject that encompasses a range of issues central to an understanding of contemporary society. This degree considers Politics and International Relations theory, how states interact, and evaluates transnational issues such as globalization and the environment. Visit our Politics & International Relations course page.
The MA in History offers postgraduates the opportunity to engage with various periods of early modern and modern history. Working alongside leading academics students are encouraged to engage with subject areas of their choice. Visit our MA History course page.