School of Humanities

The School of Humanities brings together the disciplines of English and Languages, History, International Relations, Politics and Sociology. We offer a vibrant and innovative environment as we embrace an ever-changing external world. Research-informed learning is thoroughly embedded in our community of learning and students have the opportunity to engage with published academics across a range of our courses.


Our English and Creative Writing courses are ranked 16th best in the UK - Guardian University Guide 2020

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Sociology BA (Hons)

We examine society and our experience of it as individuals, working professionals, families, communities and organisations.

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History BA (Hons)

The study of the human experience helps us to understand the world around us, it helps us to comprehend cultures and how history is made.

Coventry University ranked 15 in the UK
Coventry University awarded TEF GOLD Teaching Excellence Framework
University of the year for student experience
QS Five Star Rating 2019
Coventry City of Culture 2021