Undergraduate study in History

History programmes at Birmingham are taught by leading academics in their field in one of the largest and most diverse History departments in Britain.

Times Higher Education ranked the Department 1st in the country for its performance in the latest Research Excellence Framework The courses are structured around our research specialisms, and with so many historians at Birmingham we can offer a very wide range of specialist courses, ranging from the Crusades to Post-war Germany, from the English Civil War to modern environmental history, from medieval China to twentieth century Middle Eastern History.

Single Honours History courses

Course NameCourse typeStudy options
Ancient and Medieval History BASingle honours3 years
History BASingle honours3 years

Joint Honours courses

Course NameCourse typeStudy options
Anthropology and History BAJoint honours combined3 years
Archaeology & Ancient History and History BAJoint honours combined3 years
English and History BAJoint honours combined3 years
French Studies and History BAJoint honours combined4 years
German Studies and History BAJoint honours combined4 years
Hispanic Studies and History BAJoint honours combined4 years
History and History of Art BAJoint honours combined3 years
History and Philosophy BA Joint honours combined3 years
History and Political Science BA Joint honours combined3 years
History and Russian Studies BAJoint honours combined4 years
History and Theology BAJoint honours combined3 years


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