History at Leeds

Studying History at Leeds provides an excellent foundation for the future. Not only does it present a pathway to an impressive breadth and depth of historical knowledge, but it will equip you with a wide range of skills and aptitudes that are critical in today's competitive employment market. 

Our History programmes provide valuable, versatile knowledge in nearly all areas of historical interest, from ancient times to the twenty-first century, and with research expertise spanning the continents. In addition, our skills training and extensive co-curricular opportunities combine to ensure you become an outstanding graduate, primed for the intellectual, cultural and professional challenges ahead. 


We offer two single honours courses:

Joint honours

You can choose to combine History with another subject, and we have a huge range of Joint Honours courses.

You can see details of all our Joint Honours courses here

View the School of History Admissions Policy

Information about events and activities for teachers, schools and colleges 

Open days

Open days are a key opportunity for you to explore our campus, find out more about studying with us and meet our current students.

The dates for 2015 are:
•Saturday 12th September
•Saturday 10th October

Book your place