Are you excited to learn about historic events such as the English Civil War? Are you looking to explore the American past? 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 topics, our dynamic and stimulating programme embeds creative teaching and assessment methods to ensure you graduate as a confident historian. Our degree equips you with the desirable skills of many employers with recent graduates securing positions with the Home Office and Local Government.
Work Placementavailable as an optional module for 2nd year Humanities students
Top 10for Student Experience (Times, 2020)
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
"I've been able to tailor my History degree to choose modules in the things I'm really interested in. " - read more about Jacqueline Fradley
"I would highly recommend considering a placement, both as a confidence booster and as a means of gaining valuable, relevant work experience" - read more about Aidan Gallagher
"I had the opportunity to study a professional qualification in Teaching English as a Foreign Language." - read more about Katie Barker
"My work placement really put into perspective what kind of things I need to know and appreciate in my future as a primary school teacher." - read more about Grace Ormandy
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