Futureproof your learning by studying the past and unlock your understanding of how the modern world works. Become a professional global citizen, prepared for the unpredictable future challenges of a globalised world.
Our degrees enable you to understand, and prepare you to engage with the modern world. Our courses combine the approaches and theories of international relations with studies of modern and contemporary history. Gain the analytical and critical thinking skills, broad subject knowledge and practical experience youneed to compete amid rapidly changing opportunities and challenges.
You’ll tackle issues of global importance, as well as investigate the processes, systems and institutions through which the world is governed. Wars, revolutions, the global economy, Brexit, climate change, society, migration and power all come together in our immersive and overlapping study programmes.
On the attendance degree, you’ll enjoy small class sizes where you can dissect political and historical problems, guided by academics with extensive research-based expertise.
We are also the home of the pioneering Centre of Archaeology and their Masters in Forensic Archaeology and Genocide Investigation.