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Undergraduate study


Our history course stimulates debate, excites your curiosity and challenges your thinking. You develop extensive knowledge of your subject and gain the advanced critical and communication skills valued by employers within a supportive and stimulating learning environment.

English and History

Teesside University library has an impressive collection of relevant material which is continually renewed. Study history and you can access the North East Film Archive and a comprehensive Green Archive.

  Course title Qualification Full-time Part-time  
History BA (Hons) Yes Yes View course
Politics BA (Hons) Yes Yes View course

Degree types explained


Quality teaching

Courses are taught by a team of dedicated and enthusiastic teachers and researchers. The History programme has been recognised and commended by the Quality Assurance Agency for its student-centred approach to delivery.

First-class facilities

Our Library has an impressive collection of relevant material which is continually renewed. You’ll have access to various digitised resources and electronic databases both on and off campus. We are at the forefront of using electronic resources in the teaching of history. The History subject group also has access to the North East Film Archive and a range of special collections relating to history and politics.

Excellent prospects

Learn to think clearly, analyse problems and present precise conclusions using effective teamwork, communication and IT skills. These abilities are valuable in careers in public administration, the media, law, industry, teaching and a variety of graduate occupations.


History staff have expertise in ancient history, early modern, Irish history, cultural history, early modern history, Irish history, and modern political history. The latest Research Excellence Framework has acknowledged the world-leading research of historians at Teesside. History students are taught by staff whose research keeps us at the cutting edge of our discipline.