Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education

School of Histories, Languages and Cultures

Subject Groups

American Studies more details »

American StudiesAmerican Studies is a dynamic subject that combines several strands of study into a richly varied programme that explores the culture, history, and society of this fascinating nation in depth. At Hull you will study classic subjects such as American history and literature, alongside non-traditional areas such as popular culture, media, film, television, radio, art, photography, and so much more.

American Studies

Philosophy more details »

PhilosophyPhilosophy is a subject in which questioning is encouraged. In Philosophy absolutely nothing remains unexamined or unquestioned: everything is, so to speak, 'up for grabs'. The approach to philosophy at Hull is an open one. We engage with and teach courses in both Analytic Anglo-American philosophy and, what is often termed, Continental philosophy.


Histories more details »

HistoryIf you are interested in studying history across a wide range of topics and periods, in small groups with enthusiastic teachers, then the School of History, Languages and Cultures is the place for you. Our staff are active historians working on everything from ancient Rome to modern Britain.


Modern Languagesmore details »

Modern LanguagesWe offer a study of globally significant Modern Languages - from Chinese to Spanish as well as programmes dedicated to studying the English language and its linguistic and cultural significance in the world today. When it comes to mixing and matching languages, we have many combinations to choose from ensuring that you find a course to suit your future plans and guaranteed to inspire.

Modern Languages

Interdisciplinary Institutes

CultureNetmore details »

CulturenetCool creations, exceptional experiences and incredible individuals.

University of Hull is where creativity lives and breathes.

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Wilberforce Institute (WISE)more details »

WISEThe Wilberforce Institute for the study of Slavery and Emancipation. As an interdisciplinary research institute, WISE generates world-class research; provides a forum for academic discourse and interaction; and actively partners others in advancing public understanding of both historic and contemporary slavery, thereby informing political and social change.


Institute of Applied Ethicsmore details »

Institute of Applied EthicsThe Institute of Applied Ethics is the focus of research in applied ethics at the University of Hull. The Institute brings complementary interests across the university together in ways that provide a supportive and creative forum for the development of programmes and projects

Institute of Applied Ethics

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