History and English University of Greenwich


Our history and English degree is aimed at anyone with a love of literature and a passion for history. It combines modern British, European and world history with English literature, past and present.

Why study this at Greenwich?

  • This programme will allow you to combine the study of history and English

  • Study at a World Heritage Site, itself a living legacy of British scientific, maritime and imperial history, as well as a thriving multicultural centre

  • The history element explores a wide range of historical topics, from global events to community history, and from witchcraft to the World Wars

  • Students will develop research professional skills through a work placement

  • The English element focusses on the literature of the last two centuries, including fiction and poetry, visual art, film and theatre

  • The programme looks at the historical, social and cultural contexts in which texts are produced and received

  • Visits to theatres, art galleries and museums are integral to many modules

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