History examines our fascinating past to understand the present.
invites you to ask, and helps you answer, today’s questions by engaging with the past and imagining and speculating on possible futures.
Fires our curiosity and imagination
Is dynamic and interesting – you learn to ask and answer important questions, evaluate evidence, identify and analyse different interpretations of the past, and substantiate their arguments and judgments.
presents us with the dilemmas, choices, and beliefs of people in the past.
connects us with the wider world as we develop our own identities and sense of place.
Enhances your employ-ability by preparing you for the future by providing you with
History gives you…
The opportunity to explore the diversity of the human experience by examining a range of topics and events that have had a profound impact on our world.
a huge range of important skills that are valuable in the workforce and at university.
The opportunity to participate in fieldtrips that enhance your understanding and skill development.
“If you don’t know history, then you don’t know anything. You are a leaf that doesn’t know it is part of a tree. ”
― Michael Crichton [author and film producer]