History Welcome to the History Subject Group. Our students voted a 95% Satisfaction rating with our courses in the NSS 2016. Find out more about our Undergraduate courses. "Taking a PhD at Hull University was the best thing I ever did." Professor Tony Badger, foremost historian of the U.K. Presidency and outgoing Master of Clare College, Cambridge. See more here. Interview with Tracy Borman Dr Borman, a graduate of Hull History, is a widely published and respected historian, and Chief Curator for Historic Royal Palaces. Broadening Horizons The school is actively engaged with the Pioneering Hull History Centre and various regional, national and international institutions. Gateway to History We are an outward-looking subject group committed to scholarship of international quality, ranging from Maritime to Economic, and Mediaeval to Modern History.