Study History at Kent

Realise your ambition.

Explore History at Kent and join a supportive and multidisciplinary community. Apply now to kickstart your future in 2023.

Take the first step.

History at Kent teaches you to find your own critical voice. You will explore challenging questions about the impact of political, social and cultural change on class, gender, race, injustice and power, and discuss how the past still shapes our world today. 

You'll be ready to construct and lead engaging arguments, be quick to recognise context and skilled to propose alternative solutions. And your wide-ranging work with historical sources will improve your ability to think critically and take part in debate.

If you want to make a difference in tomorrow's world, your future starts here.

Our undergraduate courses

Three great reasons to study History at Kent

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    Inspirational Teaching

    With 90% of History students who completed the National Student Survey 2022 satisfied with the overall quality of teaching at Kent, you can be sure you will receive outstanding teaching.    

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    Expanding Possibilities

    Humanities graduates are employed in sectors which are amongst the fastest growing, allowing more room for a flexible, exciting and successful career path. Source: The British Academy.    

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    A leader in the field

    History at Kent was ranked 1st for research quality in The Complete University Guide 2023, so you will be taught be academics at the forefront of their field.

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