What do you get from studying history?
Our new undergraduate History curriculum, launched in Oct 2022, offers some exciting new approaches. Find out more here.
Is History at Cambridge right for you? Take a look at what to expect when studying here, and explore the career choices other students have made after their course.
Postgraduates join an active community of hundreds of historians, exploring the past from many different angles – including political, economic, social, cultural and world history.
For me, history has always been a process of learning about my heritage, ancestors and roots. Cambridge has opened my eyes to all of that whilst also giving me the critical tools to truly question and embrace the world around me.
History and Politics at Cambridge is a dynamic way to study both the past and the present. I study some of the most iconic events in history whilst also being equipped with the skills to consider their contemporary political influence.
I've really enjoyed the variety of this course, and how different the perspectives of historians and linguists can be. However, both sides of the course still feed into one another, so it's the best of both worlds!