501–600 th
World University Rankings 2020
101–150 th
Young University Rankings 2019
126-150 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
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History - University of Plymouth

So, what comes next? It’s often said that the best way to see the future is to understand the past. History with Plymouth University helps you do just that, while gaining the professional skills you’ll need throughout your career. Exploring five centuries of human history, you’ll encounter political intrigue, cultural transformation, war, sex and revolution across the globe. You’ll graduate with the problem-solving and analytical abilities that will give you the edge in the world of work. You will gain workplace experience with local public history and heritage sites so you can kick-start your career once you graduate. You could plot your own course as you take the lead in your research projects and choose areas of study from our flexible range of modules, creating a tailor-made degree. Our international exchange programme gives you the opportunity to travel and spend either a semester or an entire year exploring history with one of our partner institutions in the US or Europe * Enhance your career options with a degree that helps you develop highly sought-after analytical and communication skills while you home in on your passion. * Gain workplace experience with local public history and heritage sites so you can kick-start your career as soon as you graduate. * Plot your own course through the centuries as you take the lead in your research projects and choose areas of study from our flexible range of modules, creating a tailor-made degree. * Our international exchange programme gives you the opportunity to travel and spend either a semester or an entire year exploring history with one of our partner institutions in the US or Europe * Explore history with your friends and course mates by joining the History Society, a lively and supportive community hosting educational and social events. * 96 per cent of students agreed staff made the subject interesting; 97 per cent of students agreed staff were good at explaining things; 91 per cent of students agreed they got sufficient support and advice and 94 per cent of students were satisfied overall. 85 per cent of students were in work/study six months after finishing the course (source: 2016 NSS and 2016 DLHE survey results available on Unistats*).