The Warwick University History Department is one of the largest history departments in the UK. Forty-nine members of academic staff and several members of postdoctoral 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.
We have a population of approximately 1,000 undergraduate students. Half of the Department's students are enrolled on the single-honours History degree 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 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.
If you are interested in applying for a place on one of our postgraduate courses, please see our Information for Prospective Postgraduate Students.
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 and 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, the Humanities Research Centre, and the Yesu Persaud Centre for Caribbean Studies.