School of Histories, Languages and Cultures

Postgraduate Students

Postgraduate History Courses

We offer a range of taught and research postgraduate opportunities, including a taught Masters programme (MA History), a research Masters programme (MRes History), and PhDs.

For any Masters degree queries, contact Dr Catherine Baker. For advice on how to write a research proposal for the MRes History, click here.

Doctoral research is available for qualified candidates. Our Research pages outline our commitment to continually developing innovative and highly regarded research. Contact Us if you have any queries.

Centres for Doctoral Training

The subject group is fully engaged with Consortia which provide fully funded PhD Research. Applications are invited from prospective candidates on a regular basis. Details may be found at:


We have a proud history of engaging with our students past and present. Many of our past students have gone on to establish themselves successfully in careers that span a very wide range of activities. They can tell you about their experiences In Their Own Words.

Current PhD Candidates

PhD Students carry out individual historical research on a variety of subjects, genres, disciplines and methodologies.

Click here for a list of current PhD candidates.

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