Are you excited to learn about historic events such as the English Civil War? Do you have a passion for exploring literary works that challenge your views and prompt creativity? Are you excited to explore global social and cultural changes that have revolutionised and shaped human's relationships with the environment? Covering a broad range of historical and literary topics, our dynamic and stimulating programme embeds creative teaching and assessment methods. Our degree equips you with the desirable skills of many employers with recent graduates securing positions with the Home Office and Local Government.
92%overall student satisfaction for History National Student Survey, 2017-19
Work Placementavailable as an optional module for 2nd year Humanities students
100%score for 3* impact in History Research Excellence Framework, 2014
"Throughout my time at Keele and by throwing myself into as much as possible, I feel like I grew in confidence from being quite shy, and my view of the world opened up a lot." Read more
"During the second year of my degree, I spent an exchange semester in the United States where I met a leading Kennedy historian whom I later interviewed for my History dissertation" - read more about Sam Taylor
"My placement provided me the opportunity to gain valuable experience working within the museum sector that I can apply to a similar role in the future" Read more
Zahra - English Literature
"I really enjoy how versatile the module choices are for English Literature. There are plenty of options depending on your reading preferences and there is flexibility within modules, as various texts are explored."
"I've been able to tailor my History degree to choose modules in the things I'm really interested in. I've worked on volunteer history projects, learned a new language and attended a summer school in Russia! " - read more about Jacqueline Fradley
Louisa Grocott, MA Creative Writing Graduate
"The course has supported the development of my writing style, creativity and probably developing my personal ‘voice’ and confidence, too." Read more
"To receive a First Class Degree at the end of my three years was the icing on the cake. I had the opportunity to study a professional qualification in Teaching English as a Foreign Language and I also got to be a part of the Swimming Team and represent Keele at various British University competitions. " - read more about Katie Barker
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Everything’s on your doorstep at Keele, and you’ll soon feel at home and make friends wherever you go.
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Make yourself more employable after graduation by taking advantage of the whole host of additional opportunities.