Undergraduate study in History


Award-winning, research-led teaching in one of best History Departments in the UK

92% Student Satisfaction

Our students are amongst the most satisfied in the Russell Group with a satisfaction rating of over 90% for more than six years.

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94% of graduates in employment or further study

Our degrees help prepare graduates for early success in a wide range of careers and further study.

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Ranked among best in world for arts and humanities

The University of Sheffield has been ranked among the best universities in the world for teaching and research in the arts and humanities, according to the Times Higher Education.

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Your degree

A degree programme to suit you

Studying History at Sheffield allows you to explore great events, extraordinary documents, remarkable people, and long-lasting transformations. You can tailor your course to suit you, specialising in the subjects that interest you the most.

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Our staff

At Sheffield, you'll be taught by world-leading experts in the field specialising in a wide range of topics from late antique Rome to the modern day, and across the globe.

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Your future

Your future

A degree in history from Sheffield helps you make the past your future. You'll develop skills that employers highly value including how to research, analysis and think critically about a topic and how to strongly communicate your findings.

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