Are you curious about previous cultures? Do you wonder how the past has shaped the people we are today? Come to Reading, study History and discover the richness and variety of the human experience.
Studying history allows you the opportunity to explore the past and what it means to be human.
Our world-leading experts will take you on a journey through Britain, Europe, Russia, Africa, America, the Middle East and South Asia and you'll discover over a thousand years of history. You'll learn about a diverse range of societies, cultures and individuals – developing the skills and approaches necessary to study and research history.
Our degrees are highly flexible, enabling you to shape your studies to fit your own interests. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to study abroad and experience life in another culture. Employability modules and work placements will complement your core learning and prepare you for your future career. Our History graduates are valued by employers for their research, analytical, teamwork and communication skills.