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MPhil/PhD in History

Duration: 3 years full-time, 5 years part-time

Min. entry requirements: 2:i undergraduate degree and a Master’s degree (or equivalent) in History or related subject

English language: IELTS 7.0, Band B

All our postgraduate researchers attend the Graduate Research Forum, which meets weekly during the autumn and spring terms. It provides training in practical research skills, including guidance on research design, fieldwork and archive techniques, data storage and management, writing skills, proposal-writing, CV presentation, and presentation skills. These forums also enable you to present and discuss your work in progress. If you are a PhD/MPhil student, you will also attend regular research seminars held in the Department.

Areas for PhD supervision include:

By period
Renaissance; Early Modern; and Modern

By geographical region
Africa; North, Central and South America; the Caribbean; Britain and Continental Europe; and Asia
(with a particular focus on South Asia and China)

By theme:
Race, Ethnicity and Slavery; Popular and Political Protest; History of Religion; Gender and Family History; 18th-Century Studies; Technology; Cultures and Practices of Health and the History of Medicine; Global History; Visual and Material Culture; Luxury; Histories of Violence; Empires and imperialism.


Department of History

Postgraduate and Research Co-ordinator
Department of History
University of Warwick
Coventry, CV4 7AL
Tel: +44 (0)24 765 23292

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