The HCA Student Hub is your one-stop shop for everything you need in your studies at the School of History, Classics and Archaeology.

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Studying history

Considering studying History? Find out about our programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Edinburgh Castle from the Grassmarket, photographed by George Washington Wilson in 1865

Read about our current projects, which cover a wide range of periods and aspects of historical research.

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History has been taught at the University of Edinburgh since its foundation in 1583.

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