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Top 15 in the UK
for research impact in History
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 Research Excellence Framework 2021, we ranked in the top 15 in the UK for research impact and 3rd in Scotland for outputs and impact. 83% of our research impact in History is classed as world leading or internationally excellent. 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: