By choosing to study History, you will develop analytical, reasoning and communication skills using a variety of contexts which will explore how past events can inform our decisions today. This will broaden and deepen understanding from a range of Historical issues in Scotland, Britain, Europe and the wider world.

Skills Developed

  • Researching
  • Evaluating evidence
  • Analysing
  • Structured writing
  • Literacy skills
  • Planning and organising
  • Taking the lead
  • Working with others
  • Time management

Famous people who have used History to get ahead in life include: Dan Snow (historian /Presenter), Louis Theroux (Journalist), Sian Williams (BBC Newsreader), Shakira (singer), Amber Rudd (Politician), Sasha Baron Cohen (Entertainer), Jonathan Ross (T.V. Presenter), Jeremy Bowen (Foreign Affairs news reporter).

Jobs Connected To History

  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Broadcasting
  • Politics
  • Teaching
  • Civil Service
  • Publishing
  • Tourism
  • Museum Curator
  • Conservationist
  • Armed Forces
  • Diplomatic Service
  • Archaeologist
  • Restoration work