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At Sheffield, we engage in cutting-edge historical research, using the latest insights to make sense of the past and shed light on the present. We combine internationally acknowledged research excellence with modern, imaginative teaching that enables our students to excel in research and think for themselves.

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Study with us

We offer an unrivalled choice of courses, ranging from classical antiquity to the present day, and encompassing Britain, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, India, America and beyond. Our degrees:

Undergraduate | Masters | Research

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World-class research

Students at Sheffield are part of a Department which enjoys an internationally recognised tradition of excellence in historical study, and which is currently ranked amongst the UK's top 10 History departments for its world-class research.

Our Research


Your career

History at Sheffield is a degree which opens many doors. Recent graduates are enjoying successful careers in a range of fields, including the media, law, management, finance, heritage, and teaching. Discover some of their career trajectories.

Careers | Graduate Profiles

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More about us

How to find us, what our students say, meet the friendly and inspirational staff you could be working with, and other useful information.

About the Department