Recent NSS data shows that our History undergraduate degree programme earned a rating of 97% for overall satisfaction in the National Student Survey 2017. In the Guardian newspaper league tables for 2018, our History programme was ranked 10th for student satisfaction with teaching quality out of 92 History programmes across all UK universities.

History Weekends

Medieval Canterbury Weekend returns for 2018! Find out who's speaking and book tickets here.

In 2017 David Starkey, Alison Weir, Janina Ramirez, Professor Jackie Eales and many other excellent speakers drew around 1500 people to our Tudors and Stuarts History Weekend.

This was an excellent follow up to the huge success of our Medieval Canterbury Weekend in April 2016 when David StarkeyDan Jones and Helen Castor drew crowds of History lovers to Canterbury.

Your History Degree

Whether you are studying History on its own as a Single Honours subject, or in combination another subject, our flexible and varied programme should be able to accommodate your interests.

About your history degree


All members of the History team are professional historians with an excellent track record of nationally - and internationally - acclaimed research and publication.

Our research

Postgraduate Study

History at Canterbury Christ Church offers a number of post-graduate research degrees – an MA by Research (one-year full-time, two years part-time), an M.Phil and Ph.D – which exploit the supervisory expertise of the History team. 

Postgraduate options


historic canterbury

Walk through Canterbury and you are walking through History. From the remains of Bigbury Camp on a hill just outside the city, walk through the ancient walls and enter a city the Romans founded.

Historic Canterbury

Your Future

The History Team not only works hard to provide its students excellent learning experience but is committed to helping them achieve their career ambitions after they leave Christ Church. Their futures really do begin with the past.

Thinking of your future

Our graduates

Employers value the skills that a History graduate brings with them, including the ability to discern the vital from the less important in a mass of data, to think critically, to problem-solve, and to express themselves lucidly and cogently both on paper and orally.

Hear from our graduates


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