Studying history develops your knowledge of the past and gives you an understanding of the present. Gain analytical skills to enhance your employability. Learn about the context in which we live today. Study some of the most important and interesting periods in both UK and world history. Benefit from excellent teaching in a range of professionally-relevant areas, such as problem-solving, communication, research methods and interpretation. Opportunity to study abroad in a North American or European university for six or 12 months. Access to internships and placements. From global crises to the UK economic and political situation, journalism informs our view of the world. Learn the skills and practices of contemporary journalism in a digital, multimedia era. Engage with a range of creative writing genres, including fiction, poetry and travel writing. Study with internationally-renowned writers, journalists and researchers. Enjoy our programme of visiting speakers from the world of broadcasting, publishing and newspapers. Enter your work in student competitions. Opportunities for media work placement experience.