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Unlock the Past, Enrich Your Future


Unlock the Past, Enrich Your Future


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Study History from the medieval to the present and access historic Ƶ’s rich heritage sector

Study History from the medieval to the present and access historic Ƶ’s rich heritage sector

History courses

Develop your research, analytical and critical-thinking skills and prepare for your future career

Our selection of degrees includes joint honours programmes with subjects from across the Department of Humanities.

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International heritage and museum opportunities

Discover the historical heritage of Ƶ and the surrounding area

Welcome to West Sussex where museums, galleries and pop-up exhibitions offer you a brilliant introduction to the heritage industry.

Students on all our history degrees gain an opportunity for a taster work experience module in one of the numerous heritage sites in and around Ƶ. Alternatively, students are offered the chance for a University study abroad semester.

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Expert teaching

High-quality teaching from tutors here to support you and your learning

Our teaching staff consistently receive outstanding National Student Survey scores, having received over 90% teaching satisfaction ratings every year for the last decade.

Expert teaching staff

Learn from experienced staff at the forefront of their fields

Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History

Dr Lorenza Gianfrancesco is a cultural historian who investigates communication, propaganda and dissent in early modern southern Italy, with a particular focus on the city of Naples.

Director of the Institute of Arts and Humanities

Professor Hugo Frey is a cultural and political historian whose research work focuses on twentieth century France and Francophone Europe with special emphasis on the politics of visual culture.

Senior Lecturer in History

Alwyn's interests lie primarily in the history of Britain in the second half of the 20th century, and particularly in the interaction between politics and popular culture.


Work placements

Gain vital workplace experience within settings linked to your degree

Our dedicated work placement modules allow you to gain experience working in professional settings within your chosen area of study, such as archives, museums, local government, heritage sites, and many more.

PhD study

Choose Ƶ to develop your research specialism within History

The Ƶ welcomes applications for doctorial candidates and those choosing to study with us benefit from working with specialists in their respective fields who have national and international reputations.


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