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History provides us with a fascinating range of events, cultures and facts about how historical events shape who and where we are now. Aberdeen has over 500 years of teaching and research in history in the UK's 5th oldest university. This programme allows you to choose some direction but also gives you the opportunity to prepare research utilising all academic methods offered to really enjoy and advance your subject area.
The University specialises in many areas of history which include country history and types of history. It was ranked as a leading university in Scotland for History Research Impact (2nd REF) The area feeds into wider research in Irish and Scottish Studies, medieval and Modern Studies and World History and Global Empires. There are special collections of Jacobite
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Founded in 1495, the University of Aberdeen is the 5th oldest University in the UK with an impressive global research and innovation history which includes 5 Nobel Prize winners, and the invention of insulin and colour photography. It attracts over 14,500 students, over a third of whom are international students taking postgraduate taught and research study.Read more
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