At Sussex, history matters. To understand our rapidly changing world, you’ll learn how the past shapes the present. You study world history from 1500 to today, with unrivalled resources at your fingertips. By working with expert historians you develop strong knowledge in your chosen field and learn how to become a practicing historian. You'll engage directly with historical evidence of international interest in our special collections including the papers of Virginia Woolf and Rudyard Kipling, and the Mass Observation Archive, housed at The Keep, a state-of-the-art archive conservation building located next to the Sussex campus. Sussex history degrees give you critical and transferable skills that equip you for today’s workplace.