Undergraduate study in History


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

One of the best universities in the world

Our position has risen in the latest QS World University Rankings. We're in the top 100 as a result of our excellent teaching, outstanding research and international reputation.

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An outstanding student experience

We're number one in the Russell Group for student experience and our Students' Union came top for the ninth year running.

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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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