Find out about our programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and about what our current students think about studying History at the University of Edinburgh.


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We are one of Europe’s leading centres for the study of the human past and one of the UK’s largest and most international departments of History.


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Postgraduate study of History at Edinburgh has an international reputation.

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Fourth Year Dissertation Preference System