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School of History

What We teach

Our Teaching Ethos

We enable students to become self-aware critical thinkers who appreciate their own place within a rich field of study and the value of bringing a historical mindset to bear on the modern world. This aim is underpinned by a strong educational ethos, which translates graduate attributes into a framework of skills, habits and behaviours that all historians should seek to acquire and improve. They are built on: Expertise, Curiosity and Responsibility.

Read Our Teaching Ethos in Full

Find out more about the undergraduate degree programmes offered by the School of History at Queen Mary, University of London.

Browse a list of undergraduate degrees.

Periods of history

If you are interested in studying a particular period of history, we can point you towards the courses and modules that will interest you the most.

Course structure

Every degree is made up of modules, some optional, some compulsory. We have compiled a list of the History modules offered by Queen Mary to help you plan what you would like to study.

Find out more about our range of undergraduate modules.

To give you a better idea of what’s involved in three years of undergraduate study, we have outlined the structure of a typical degree course.

Find out more about the structure of our courses.