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History degrees

Immerse yourself in the past in an inspiring and historic setting – a royal birthplace and UNESCO World Heritage Site – and learn from our experienced history subject specialists.

The Greenwich campus' fascinating history

A tale of royalty, famous architects, sailors, beer and… even a little jousting! Find out about some of amazing history of the campus and it surroundings.

Greenwich School of Humanities and Social Sciences students are some of the most satisfied in London

The results in two 2024 league tables underline the School’s focus on delivering a great student experience.

Since being at uni I have been able to develop and practice various transferable skills such as presentations and public speaking. Studying in London also gives me the opportunity to network with various people which will be beneficial once I have finished my degree.

- Tobias Thompson, BA Hons History

Not only does the University of Greenwich offer an extremely high standard of teaching on the programmes, it has provided the opportunity for me to make lifelong friendships. In addition, the support I have received both academically and emotionally has always been there from my lecturers.

- Nicholas Jones Hudson, BA Hons History

The courses in the combined programme complement each other really well and it allows me to transfer my knowledge to each half of the programme.

- Lorna Froelich, BA Hons History and Politics

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

Centre for Research in Language and Heritage

The Centre for Research in Language and Heritage (CREL) is a multidisciplinary setting for the study of language that fosters research of international excellence and impact through collaboration, knowledge-exchange, training and mentorship.

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.


Working with industry

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

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Greenwich Research & Enterprise


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