Welcome to the School of History at QMUL

Welcome to the School of History at Queen Mary, London’s only campus university. We are one of the largest, friendliest and most distinguished history departments in the country.

Whether you are looking to study history as an undergraduate, a postgraduate or to find out about our staff and their research we hope you will find what you are looking for here.

To keep up with research, events and activities in the School you can follow us on Twitter, or read posts from staff and students on our blog, The Historian.

Professor Julian Jackson, Head of School.

Upcoming events

February 2018

Thursday 8th Peston Lecture Theatre, Mile End Campus


Summer Update

Tuesday September 5th

I hope you are having an enjoyable summer. This is the first of what I aim to be a three times a year update about teaching and learning in the School of History.

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Professor Roy Foster writes for the Evening Standard

Wednesday August 9th

Professor Roy Foster writes for the Evening Standard about the uniqueness of Leo Varadkar, the new Taoiseach (Prime Minister) of Ireland. 

History at QMUL scores 92 per cent for student satisfaction

Wednesday August 9th

The 2017 National Student Survey (NSS) questioned UK undergraduates on various aspects of their student experience, including their overall satisfaction. According to the survey, overall student satisfaction at QMUL’s School of History is at 92 per cent. This ranks QMUL History third in London.

QMUL’s overall satisfaction score, according to the survey, stands at 83 per cent: 16 subjects at QMUL score higher than the average sector satisfaction while 9 are ranked number one in London.