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History offers a wide range of stimulating and innovative courses for postgraduate students covering topics from antiquity to the contemporary world.

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We are in the top 3 of UK History departments for the quality of our research (REF 2014): our students work with world-leading researchers.

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    Ferry passengers learn more about the Isle of Wight’s wartime history

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