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History and philosophy

Ignite your sense of wonder and unleash your enthusiasm as you delve into the captivating realms of history and philosophy.

Uncover civilisations past through historical events and the people who shaped the course of history. Embark on a journey of historical exploration that will spark your thirst for knowledge and broaden your perspective.

Our philosophy programme will allow you to develop the skills to understand, analyse, and critically debate the issues and arguments that shape national and international societies today.

Our courses are delivered by tutors that have an array of both academic and industry experience, accompanied by innovative assignments. Our programme offers flexibility, enabling you to explore the topics you find interesting, personally and professionally.

Utilising our industry networks you will be able to build your CV through work placements, guest lectures and extra-curricular activities, including our Oral History Society. With a focus on employability, you are sure to get a head start in your future career.

Why choose Herts?

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Top 25% in the UK

for history research impact (Research Excellence Framework, 2021)

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Top 10% in the UK

for learning opportunities in philosophy and religious studies (National Student Survey, 2022)

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Work placement opportunities and extra-curricular activities

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