Graduate careers in History
Graduating with a History degree from the University of Stirling opens up many career opportunities in a range of sectors, from museums and heritage trusts to arts management and the civil service. Jobs directly related to a History degree include:
- Heritage manager
- Historic buildings inspector or conservation officer
- Museum education officer
- Museum or gallery curator
- Museum or gallery exhibitions officer
- Secondary school teacher
The transferable skills gained throughout our History courses can also support your career development in areas such as archaeology, tourism, creative industries, journalism and marketing.
In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF2014), 98% of our History research was classed as either world-leading or internationally excellent. Our History research has an interdisciplinary focus with the hallmark being its broad geographical focus, including a special emphasis on processes of trans-national and global interactions and comparative historical work. Find out more about our History research.
Postgraduate research opportunities
Study for a PhD or MPhil in History at the University of Stirling and you’ll be part of a dynamic culture where collaboration is key, international links abound and the desire to make a meaningful contribution to society is always at the forefront of our minds. See our PhD and MPhil opportunities in: