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School of Humanities

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Welcome to the School of Humanities

The School of Humanities draws on our internationally-recognised research and expertise in Archaeology, English Literature, History and Theology, our new Medieval and Early Modern Studies degree offers an interdisciplinary approach to the period from the fall of the Roman Empire to the Age of Enlightenment.

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American studies

Our American Studies degree is jointly rated as the best in the country for overall student satisfaction achieving a score of 100% (National Student Survey 2015) 

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Archaeology

Canterbury is one of the most significant historical and cultural centres in Britain. Canterbury Christ Church University is itself situated in a World Heritage site stretching from the Cathedral to the ruins of St Augustine’s Abbey. So what better place to study archaeology?

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Creative and Professional Writing

Our course in Creative and Professional Writing has employability built in through an emphasis on professional skills including editing and marketing, as well as the provision of internships and work experience where possible.

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English Literature

Our English Literature BA is jointly rated as the best in the country for overall student satisfaction achieving a score of 100% (National Student Survey 2015)

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History

History

In the 2015 National Student Survey we received a 95% overall student satisfaction rating making ours the most highly rated undergraduate History degree in Kent. 

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Why Study Religion Philodophy and Ethics

Religion, Philosophy and Ethics

Religion, Philosophy and Ethics enables students to explore a wide range of religious traditions and their connections with philosophical and moral issues of contemporary relevance.

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theology

Theology is one of the oldest academic subjects and also one of the most relevant in understanding the modern world. Religious concerns feature regularly in the media. We encourage critical thinking and our stimulating programme produces highly employable graduates.

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Study Abroad in Canterbury

study abroad in canterbury

Canterbury Christ Church University, situated in the heart of the historic city of Canterbury, is the perfect place for you to study abroad in Great Britain. For over 20 years, we have hosted hundreds of study abroad and exchange students from the US and Canada.

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Study in north america

We understand the importance of personal and academic growth during your university career. Spending time studying abroad is an excellent way to enrich your university experience and looks great on your CV too.

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research

The School of Humanities at Canterbury Christ Church University has been recognised as producing World Leading research in the results of the 2014 National Research Excellence Framework (REF).

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Victorian Women Writers

International Centre for victorian women writers

The ICVWW aims to spearhead new and innovative research in the area of Victorian Women’s Writing, providing an international focus for scholars.

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The CKHH showcases the regional work of the Historians and Archaeologists in the School of Humanities at Canterbury Christ Church University.

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Medieval Canterbury Weekend

Once again Medieval Canterbury Weekend brings eminent scholars and popular historians to Canterbury, a place of international significance in the Medieval world. Our series of talks and guided visits brought over a thousand people together to share their love of all things Medieval in 2016. Tickets for the 2018 events are on sale now!

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