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Welcome to the Department of History at Lancaster University

  • History at LancasterThe Department of History is a thriving centre of teaching and research at the heart of a vibrant modern university
  • History for life!There is much more to life at Lancaster than a degree. Join the vibrant History Society and take part in a wide range of educational and social activities.
  • Highly ratedWith a 94% satisfaction rate, our history courses are both challenging and enjoyable
  • Postgraduate degrees with an edgeA wide range of research expertise in a stimulating environment for postgraduate work
  • Rooted in the north west and its historyThe Regional Heritage Centre offers a rich programme of activities on local history open to the public
  • A history degree with a 'personal touch'Learn from experts in a friendly department and a supportive environment
History at Lancaster1 History for life!2 Highly rated3 Postgraduate degrees with an edge4 Rooted in the north west and its history5 A history degree with a 'personal touch'6
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Undergraduate

A wide range of challenging history degrees, high-quality teaching and an enjoyable learning experience.

Degrees and Modules»

Masters

We offer a flexible MA programme in history with a wide range of taught modules and placement choices.

MA in History »

PhD

Expert supervision in a broad range of areas, periods and topics, within a vibrant postgraduate community.

Research Degrees»

Research

We are a buzzing centre of historical learning, with expertise covering a wide chronological and geographic span.

Research Profile»

Regional Heritage

The Regional Heritage Centre (RHC) offers a rich programme of activities in local history and archaeology to the public.

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Featured video

Watch Professor Keith Wrightson's lecture on "Common people in the age of
Elizabeth I"

Research in Action

Streets of Mourning: a unique interactive map highlighting the homes of Lancaster casualties in the First World War.

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Clio50

Clio 50

Clio50 is an online magazine featuring writings by people of the History Department. Issue no. 2 is now available!

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The Department of History

Bowland College

We have built a reputation for exemplary teaching, outstanding research and care for our students in one of the world's top universities.

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Why study with us

Lecture students

We provide an innovative curriculum of great diversity, delivered by experts in their fields, in a supportive learning environment.

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What our students say

What our students say

The Department prides itself on offering its students an excellent learning experience. Find out what our current and past students say about us.

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From our Blogs

Christopher Donaldson searches for glimpses of lost worlds in his blog post "Remembering ‘Adlestrop’, 100 Years Since".

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Latest News

Derek Sayer wins international award, 23 October 2014

The History Department is delighted to announce that ProfessorDerek Sayer has been awarded theGeorge L. Mosse prizebythe American Historical Associat ...Read more»

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11 November 2014, 1914-2014, A Century of Creativity Inspired by the War

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her first year studying
History

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