We offer a full range of undergraduate, postgraduate taught and postgraduate research courses, across our main disciplines of Ancient History, Archaeology, History, Conservation and Religious Studies.

Our students shape their own studies to a considerable degree, thanks to a wide choice of modules on offer and to flexibility, both within and between disciplines, have the opportunity to work with and learn from highly reputable scholars.

We are committed to ensuring that you gain both the practical and theoretical skills to succeed in your chosen career. Our bespoke careers service is on hand throughout your degree programme to offer expert advice and support.


The School of History, Archaeology and Religion at Cardiff University is devoted to the study of the past and beliefs, from prehistoric times to contemporary societies. We are focused on our key disciplines: Ancient History, Archaeology, Conservation, History and Welsh History and Religious and Theological Studies.

Postgraduate taught

Follow your passion for your subject in a highly respected School with excellent resources and a wealth of esteemed academic experts leading their fields.

Postgraduate research

We offer PhD/MPhil opportunities in History, Ancient History, Archaeology, Conservation and Religious Studies and Theology. Research students join a vibrant academic and research environment, with supervision by leading experts in their field.

Careers and employability

In 2013, 90% of our undergraduates were in employment and/or further study within six months of graduation.

Welsh language opportunities

There are plenty of Welsh language opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate History students.


The School of History, Archaeology and Religion induction week includes activities and introductory presentations to welcome new and returning students to the School.