97% of our History students were satisfied with the quality of their course in the NSS 2018.

History Weekends

Our History weekends are proving to be a great success. Each event presents popular historians you’ll know from their books and TV appearances such as Helen Castor, Dan Jones and Janina Ramirez. Our guided visits let you explore the remnants and traces of the ancient city of Canterbury with local experts like Professor Paul Bennett, MBE. Plus there’s a chance to hear from eminent scholars from CCCU and beyond as they present their most recent academic research. Read more...

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


Applied Humanities

A major concern of the School of Humanities is giving our students the best possible undergraduate learning experience, but one that is infused with professional practice and real life work experience.

Find out more about Applied Humanities


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