Know the World. Study History.
Students in the Department of History study every part of the human past: from Medieval Europe to Twenty-First Century Hong Kong. They explore a wide range of themes, from the history of colonialism to the history of human rights.
Through our history undergraduate programs, students gain strong communication and analytical skills that prepare them well for diverse professions and graduate programs in history, law, journalism, and more.
“Online teaching really means re-thinking teaching from the ground up. Every aspect of a traditional course is open for re-imagining.” With the start of term on September 8th, the UBC History Department will be fully online for the very first
“My research and teaching aim to excavate and understand the complexities of human systems, cultures and hierarchies.” María Muñoz is an associate professor of history at Susquehanna University, and will be joining the UBC History
"[H]istorical examples give us food for thought about our current experience with COVID-19, and how many of the same factors are at play." Dr. Benjamin Bryce is joining the UBC History Department after teaching for six years at the University
Make informed and thoughtful decisions about your academic path with the help of our history advisor.
An online resource available to any undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a history course at UBC who would like help with their writing.