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History, International Relations and Politics

Explore diverse aspects of past cultures and gain a rich perspective on current issues

History, International Relations and Politics

Explore diverse aspects of past cultures and gain a rich perspective on current issues

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university for student satisfaction in the UK

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1st

in the UK for satisfaction with Politics courses

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21st

out of 121 UK universities

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History, International Relations and Politics

Study the intriguing worlds of History, International Relations and Politics

History, International Relations and Politics courses

Develop your research, analytical and critical-thinking skills and prepare for your future career

Our selection of degrees includes joint honours programmes with subjects from across the Department of Humanities.

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Local cultural heritage

Discover the historical and political heritage of Chichester and the surrounding area

Seize the opportunity to utilise the heritage-rich area of Chichester and the South Downs, with dedicated events and visits that explore the role of the city from the Medieval era, to D-Day and through to the modern day.

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Expert teaching

High-quality teaching from tutors here to support you and your learning

Our teaching staff consistently receive outstanding National Student Survey scores, having received over 90% teaching satisfaction ratings every year for the last decade.

Study options

Explore the history and politics of countries around the world

We encourage our students to explore their individual interests with modules that focus on history, international relations and politics from across Britain, Europe, Africa and America throughout the
past millennium.

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Library facilities

Utilise over half a million print and online research resources

The University of Chichester library holds more than 200,000 books with additional access to over 500,000 eBooks.

There are also around 380 print subscriptions to journals, as well as electronic access to a further 12,000 journals containing over 20 million articles to support your independent research.

Expert teaching staff

Learn from experienced staff at the forefront of their fields

Senior Lecturer in Early Modern History

Dr Lorenza Gianfrancesco is a cultural historian who investigates communication, propaganda and dissent in early modern southern Italy, with a particular focus on the city of Naples.

Director of the Institute of Arts and Humanities

Professor Hugo Frey is a cultural and political historian whose research work focuses on twentieth century France and Francophone Europe with special emphasis on the politics of visual culture.

Senior Lecturer in History

Alwyn's interests lie primarily in the history of Britain in the second half of the 20th century, and particularly in the interaction between politics and popular culture.

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Work placements

Gain vital workplace experience within settings linked to your degree

Our dedicated work placement modules allow you to gain experience working in professional settings within your chosen area of study, such as archives, museums, local government, heritage sites, and many more.

Study global issues

Examine relations between states and global issues from around the world

Our International Relations options allow you to study a full range of current global challenges, including terrorism, global warming, migration, and health.

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PhD study

Choose Chichester to develop your research specialism within History or Politics

The University of Chichester welcomes applications for doctorial candidates and those choosing to study with us benefit from working with specialists in their respective fields who have national and international reputations.

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