Prospective undergraduates

History degrees

Diverse staff interests and courses allow study across a wide range of themes, periods and geographical areas as single or combined honours degrees.

Edinburgh has one of the largest groups of historians at any University in Britain and Ireland and offers an extremely wide choice of courses covering a range of themes, period and geographical areas.  A rich mix of different approaches to the study of History is represented among our staff, and their research interests cover a broad chronological sweep from the early medieval period to contemporary history. 

Degree programmes run by the School

The School runs a number of history degree programmes, or degree programmes that include a significant history element:

Degree title 2021 entry 2022 entry
MA Ancient and Medieval History Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon
MA Economic History Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon
MA History Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon
MA History and Archaeology Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon
MA History and Classics Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon
MA History and Economics Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon
MA History and History of Art Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon
MA History and Politics Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon
MA History and Scottish History Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon

Joint degrees run by other Schools

Other Schools also run degree programmes which have a significant history element:

Degree title 2021 entry 2022 entry
MA Arabic and History Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon
MA Celtic and Scottish History Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon
MA Chinese and History Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon
MA English Literature and History Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon
MA French and History Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon
MA German and History Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon
MA Italian and History Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon
LLB Law and History Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon
MA Russian Studies and History Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon
MA Scandinavian Studies and History Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon
MA Scottish Ethnology and Scottish History Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon
MA Scottish Literature and History Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon
MA Scottish Literature and Scottish History Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon
MA Spanish and History Information about 2021 entry Coming Soon

Degrees in Ancient History

If you are interested in Ancient History courses, we have them listed on our Classics degrees page.