Uncover archaeology and explore important events from ancient to modern times with online history courses from leading universities and cultural institutions.
University of Birmingham
The Birmingham Qur'an
Explore the history and significance of the Birmingham Qur'an, and its journey from late Antiquity Middle East to contemporary UK.
The University of Edinburgh
Discover why the stereoscope and stereo photography mesmerised Victorians when they first appeared at 1851’s Great Exhibition.
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
A History of Public Health in Post-War Britain
Understand where public health has come from, why it looks the way it does today and where it might go next.
University of Reading
A History of Royal Food and Feasting
Chart the history of royal food in the splendour of royal palaces.
University of Exeter
The British Empire continues to cause enormous disagreement among historians. Find out why and join the debate.
University of Wollongong
Homo Floresiensis Uncovered
Discover the incredible world of 'the Hobbit' as modern archaeological science uncovers secrets hidden in time.
University of Southampton
Shipwrecks and Submerged Worlds
Learn how maritime archaeology investigates our changing relationship with the oceans and seas, from 2.5m years ago until today.
University of Leeds
WW1 Heroism: Through Art and Film
Discover just some of the ways that heroism and the First World War is portrayed through art and film.
World War 1: A History in 100 Stories
Change the way you see World War 1 as you explore stories of hope, suffering and loss from newly released historical archives.
Discover Humphry Davy and his contribution to science and the arts.
University of Groningen
The Scientific Revolution
Learn about the seventeenth-century Scientific Revolution and its role in shaping the modern Western world.
Pompeu Fabra University Barcelona
Understanding Ramon Llull
Explore the fascinating work of philosopher Ramon Llull and its impact with this free online course