History at Leicester

  • Town Centre
  • Belvoir Castle
  • Guildhall
  • Harborough Church & School
  • War Memorial
  • Vaughan Porch
  • King Richard III

We have a wide range of study opportunities at undergraduate and postgraduate level. We have an excellent reputation for teaching and our dedication to providing an exceptional student experience can be seen through our consistently strong performance in the National Student Survey.

The expertise of our staff is highlighted by our strong publication record and reputation for research of outstanding quality, work editing leading academic journals and recent grant successes. Our research centres are internationally-known and we maintain an active research community across the School.

Studying for a History degree at Leicester, you will learn from the leading academics in their field, thus ensuring you take a course that is both challenging and rewarding, which is taught in a vibrant and friendly environment.

Undergraduate Courses

Postgraduate Study



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NEW: AHRC Fully Funded Doctoral Studentship in History

The School of History is now advertising a new fully funded Postgraduate Studentship and would like to hear from potential students interested in working with major partners (the British Library) on this exciting project. Full details can be found on the CDP page.