We teach social, economic, cultural and political history of the early and late modern periods, covering countries across the globe. At postgraduate level you can choose to investigate the periods of history that interest you the most, and gain practical skills in historical research. Whichever course you choose, you will benefit from interaction with experts who are at the forefront of their field.

Find out more about our courses:

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Undergraduate Courses

Our emphasis is on 'doing history'. Our students use primary sources from archives and libraries right from the start. Choose to study History or Scottish History on its own or with a language or combined with another subject from across the Humanities and Social Sciences.

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Postgraduate Taught Courses

Our flexible courses allow you to tailor your historical research to your own interests and circumstances, while gaining practical skills for employment or further research. Choose to study for either an MRes or MLitt in History on either a full-time or part-time basis.

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Distance Learning Courses

We offer a range of modules and courses in Scottish History by distance learning at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. In addition, through the Centre for Archive and Information Studies, we offer a wide range of courses in Archives, Records Management, and Family & Local History.

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Postgraduate Research

Studying for a research degree with us offers the exciting prospect of working at the frontiers of knowledge under the supervison of an expert and in the company of equally enthusiastic and dedicated fellow researchers.