Research course


Aberystwyth University · Department of History and Welsh History

Entry requirements

2.1 Honours degree in relevant discipline required for PhD. Mature applicants with relevant experience are welcome to apply for MPhil places.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The department has an academic staff of 25; it is conveniently situated for both the university library and the copyright National Library of Wales. Contributes to institution-wide training in archive studies, social science methodology and humanities research skills. Research training tailored to needs and previous experience of individual students.

Department specialisms

Roman, Medieval, Early Modern and Modern Britain including Wales; Modern Europe; Jewish History; History of Ideas, Historiography; Media History, Women and Gender.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

Aberystwyth Postgraduate Research Studentships, Aberystywth International Postgraduate Research Studentships.
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Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Dr.Alastair Kocho-Williams
+44 (0)1970 622890
+44 (0)1970 622676