Why New College?

New College has a strong commitment to the subject, and a successful record in recruiting committed students and obtaining excellent results in the Final Examinations.

While studying, students live and work in New College, with its medieval cloister, chapel and the remains of the Oxford city walls, its seventeenth-century mound and superb gardens. 

Places available

9-12 for History and History Joint Schools. 

What we look for

We would normally expect successful applicants to be taking History at A-Level, or its equivalent qualifications. There is no requirement to have qualifications in foreign languages to apply for the History degree, but obviously they are an asset in subsequent study. 

Tutors' research interests

Professor David Parrott works on sixteenth and seventeenth-century Europe, especially France and Italy. 

Dr Alexander Morrison specializes in the history of Russia in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, in particular the Russian conquest of Central Asia. 

Professor Christopher Tyerman is a Fellow and Tutor at Hertford College but supports the teaching of medieval at New College as well. His research focus is on the Crusades. 

Professor Andrew Meadows specializes in the world of Ancient Greece and teaches a range of Ancient History courses within the College. 

For more details about any of our tutors, please see their profiles below. 

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