The Warwick University History Department is one of the largest history departments in the UK. Forty-two members of academic staff engage in teaching and research notable for its disciplinary range and geographical scope.
The Department has a strong international reputation and high rankings in university guides and surveys, and was ranked first in the UK in the last Research Excellence Framework (REF) for the proportion of world-leading research activity (4*) in the Department.
It is a great pleasure to welcome our new cohort of first-year students to the Warwick History Department, whether a full-time or part-time student, whether a single-honours or joint-honours student or a CAS student. We have prepared some useful information to assist you in starting your studies at Warwick, as well as a Quick Guide for 1st Year Students.
Please also see the Welcome to Warwick website for all new undergraduate students at Warwick University.
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We have a population of approximately 1,000 undergraduate students. Half of the Department's students are enrolled on the single-honours History course and the other half of the Department's students are enrolled on various joint-honours and interdisciplinary degrees.
If you are interested in applying for a place on one of our undergraduate courses, please see both our 9 Reasons to Study History at Warwick and our Information for Prospective Undergraduate Students.
We have a population of approximately 100 postgraduate students, on both our postgraduate taught and postgraduate research courses. Our new suite of postgraduate taught MA courses was launched in 2016 with the first intake due to start in October 2016.
The Department has been awarded £5.1m in research grants and contracts in the past five years, for a wide variety of projects, networks, conferences, and fellowships.
The Department is home to the Centre for the History of Medicine, the Early Modern Forum, the Eighteenth Century Centre, the European History Research Centre, and the Global History and Culture Centre. The Department also has close connections with the Centre for the Study of the Renaissance and the Yesu Persaud Centre for Caribbean Studies.