See the other side of history


See the Other Side of History at Lancaster University


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Our Graduates

From museums and schools to the entertainment and gaming industries, our graduates are highly sought after by employers in an extraordinary range of sectors, and not just for their skills in problem solving and analysis. They are also sought after for the intellectual rigour they bring to decision-making and strategy.

History Alumni

Studentships, scholarships and prizes

Lancaster's Department of History offers scholarships, prizes and studentships at undergraduate, Master's and doctoral level throughout the year. These currently include our MA Scholarships, Iredell MA Studentship, and two undergraduate essay prizes, the Merriman Prize (on the topic of International and/or Military History) and the Lancaster Prize in Digital Humanities.

Studentships and Essay Prizes

Study Abroad at Lancaster

Lancaster University enjoys partnerships across the world and offers students many opportunities for global travel and study. As an undergraduate historian at Lancaster, you can choose to study in the United States, Australia, Canada, Europe or New Zealand under the study abroad scheme.

History Study Abroad

Our Community

We seek to create a welcoming environment for all of our students and staff, irrespective of background, and we are strongly committed to promoting equality and diversity. Our activities include participating in Athena SWAN (a scheme to address gender equality in Higher Education), celebrating Black History, and fostering community engagement through our historical projects.

Our Community

Historic Lancaster

The city of Lancaster and its surrounds are steeped in history. Explore the top historic sites to visit as recommended by members of the History Department, from Bronze Age stone circles to gothic churches, from Norman castles to Civil War fortresses, and from the mills of the Industrial Revolution to marvels of Art Deco architecture

Historic Lancaster

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