Research and enterprise
Our academics are leading major research projects ranging from the art of Latin America through to the English Civil War and the issues surrounding mental capacity.
We enjoy a world-class reputation for our work,
confirmed by the latest Research Assessment Exercise (RAE, December
2008) which placed us in the top ten in the country for History,
Philosophy and Art History. Our Schools and Departments also
consistently achieve excellent results for student satisfaction in
the National Student Survey.
We continue to build on our excellent reputation by providing
students at every level with a unique, research-informed programme
of study, while helping them develop the skills they need for their
Why we are special
- High quality research
- Supportive approach
- Excellent facilities
- Extensive extra-curricular activities
See our news section to find out about the high-profile projects our academics and students are involved with plus the many public events and talks we organise.
Learning and teaching
We seek to build on our excellent reputation for the quality of student experience, while helping our students develop the skills they need for the future.
Schools and departments
Our schools and departments cover a huge range of disciplines and we are committed to encouraging interdisciplinary approaches so our students see how subjects interconnect.