Join us on an intellectual journey through the past. You obtain a thorough grounding in history and criminology, and are encouraged to consider the ways in which histories of crime and the discipline of criminology overlap and influence each other. You take the module Introduction to Crime, Law and Society alongside history modules in your first year, and continue to combine modules in history and criminology in your second and third years. There is a range of relevant options to choose from in both disciplines and you can choose the focus of your final-year dissertation. Essex is a world leader in arts and humanities according to the QS World University Rankings (2017).