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University of Exeter: Cornish Studies

Institution University of Exeter
Department Archaelogy and History
Study type Research


  • A lively and dynamic group that boasts some of the leading academic historians in the country

  • Our staff provide postgraduates with a considerable breadth of experience and research expertise across the full range of the discipline

  • Among the upper ranks of History departments in the UK

  • All members of staff are research active and research and publish at the highest level

  • We range in time from the early medieval period to the late 20th century with particular strengths in the history of Britain and continental Europe, but also focus on the history of the United States, Africa, and India

Research overview - History is located across two campuses, with our Penryn Campus in Cornwall focusing on public history and the environment and our Streatham Campus in Exeter covering medieval history, early modern socio-economic history, maritime history, modern British politics and policy, global and medical histories.

  • Collaboration in and across research centres, and with other disciplines, enables our historians to increase the scale and scope of their research activity through collaboration, critical review, and scholarly dissemination.

To learn more about modules, assessment methods, facilities and our staff research expertise please visit our course page.

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