Explore the world's history, from medieval times to the twenty-first century, from Europe and the Middle East to Africa, America, and South Asia.
Flexible joint degrees allow you to combine your interest in History with another subject.
Our MA in History offers flexibility, tailored supervision and the chance to pursue specialised interests.
The MA in Medieval Studies provides a sound training in the skills required of medievalists in all disciplines.
Our lively community of postgraduate students have the opportunity to learn from and interact with professional historians.
Innovative research underpins our teaching and lies at the heart of what we do.
We conduct path-breaking research in political, religious, social, and cultural history from medieval Europe to the modern World
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Discover the past
by Dr Ruth Salter As many of you are probably aware, this year marks the 90th anniversary of Reading receiving Read more>>>
by Dr Daniel Renshaw On mainland Europe a status quo that has preserved peace on the continent for the last Read more>>>
By Dr Rebecca Rist, Associate Professor in Medieval History For some reason my students often find it difficult to remember Read more>>>
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