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We are committed to the study of the past and beliefs, from prehistoric times to contemporary societies. 

We focus on the following key disciplines: Ancient History, Archaeology, Conservation, History, and Religious and Theological Studies.

More than 300 undergraduates join us each year from the UK and beyond.

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Ancient History

We explore the history, society and culture of the Greek and Roman world, from the Bronze Age to the Byzantine Empire.

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Archaeology and Conservation

Our pathways reflect our research specialisms: Prehistoric Britain, Early Medieval Society and Culture, the European Neolithic and the Early Celtic period.

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Covering the Medieval period to the late Twentieth century, enabling the study of the histories of diverse parts of the globe.

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Religious Studies and Theology

The study of religious history and culture, exploring some of the fundamental questions of existence.

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Study abroad

Undergraduate students can choose to study abroad as part of their degree programme, an opportunity which can offer a fresh perspective on your studies and the wider world.