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.
Who are your professors, and what do you need to know before taking their classes? In this instalment of the Know Your Profs series, find out what what you can expect when taking a class with Professor Coll Thrush, and why it’s never too late to take a History course during your undergraduate career.
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The Department of History at UBC offers a variety of courses that take students through time and across the globe. We spoke with some instructors from the Department to find out about the fascinating courses they’re teaching, why they’re excited to teach them, and what students can expect from them.
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.