History can be the gateway to further and higher education as a main or supplementary subject, or to support an application for many other degree courses in particular, degrees in Politics, International Relations, Law, and of course History.


It can also lead to opportunities in many professions, in particular law, journalism, publishing, information organisation and analysis, management, banking and education. Other opportunities are heritage management and marketing, research, archaeology, archive and museum work and teaching. Employers value the skills acquired which can be readily applied in different.


History is recognised as a rigorous and valuable subject by both leading universities and employers worldwide. It is a facilitating subject for top British universities including: Oxford, Cambridge, Exeter, Warwick, Durham, Cardiff, Birmingham and University of London colleges.

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For more information please contact
Miss R Littlewood, Head of History