History

Where better to study for a history degree than a World Heritage Site? You’ll be taught at the Old Royal Naval College overlooking the Cutty Sark and National Maritime Museum.

Historic drawing discovered in Greenwich


A drawing by Sir James Thornhill, who also painted the famous ceiling in the Old Royal Naval College Painted Hall and the dome of St Paul's Cathedral, was unearthed in archive boxes in St Alfege Church.

Our courses

You can study a history degree or combine it with English, politics or sociology. Modules include global events, community history, the Ottoman Empire and World Wars. Our historically and culturally rich location allows for visits to London museums and archives as part of your degree

Communities and societies

Our active student-led societies offer a space for personal and academic growth, as well as new opportunities to make lasting friendships. Students can take part in activities throughout the year, both through the department and via the wider Students’ Union.

Research and partnerships

Join us as a research student

As well as providing a rich and fulfilling experience, research programmes at Greenwich are at the leading edge of progress in a range of industries.

Contact

fach_pgresearch@gre.ac.uk

Working with industry

Our expert staff, industry-standard facilities and research expertise can help your business grow.

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Greenwich Research & Enterprise

Contact

enterprise@gre.ac.uk

020 8331 7867

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