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Undergraduate courses for entry in 2021

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  • Study at a top 10 UK university for History

    QS World University Rankings, 2019

  • Manchester is a city renowned for its history of radicalism and innovation, whether as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution or as the site of the Peterloo Massacre

  • Access the Special Collections of The John Rylands Research Institute and Library, discovering a world-renowned collection documenting the city’s complex role in histories of trade unionism, the cotton industry, the slave trade, and the abolitionist movement

Why study History at Manchester?

Our courses cover almost all of human history, including British, European, American, Asian and African history, and range from the classical era (Greece and Rome), through the medieval to the late 20th century. We offer a variety of approaches to history, from political and economic history, to gender, social, cultural, and world history.

You’ll draw on key Manchester collections including Chetham’s Library, the People’s History Museum, the Ahmed Iqbal Race Relations Resource Centre and the Working-Class Movement Library.