Research course

American Studies

Institution
Canterbury Christ Church University · History and American Studies
Qualifications
MA by researchMPhilPhD

Entry requirements

It is expected that applicants will possess at least a good 2nd class honours degree. However, all applications are considered on an individual basis and holders of other qualifications are welcome to apply. The minimal qualification for PhD applicants is: a good bachelor's degree in a relevant subject, an excellent research proposal. However, a Master's degree is often preferred as evidence of some experience in research. Holders of other qualifications are welcome to apply.

Months of entry

January, October

Course content

Our team of academics are all active researchers, often making national media appearances. We write books and papers that contribute to academic debate across our areas of expertise and enhance the learning experience of all American Studies students.

Department specialisms

The CIA and the Soviet Bloc. Memory and History in the Twentieth-Century United States. Elite Power Investigation Centre (EPIC). The Brenchley Project.

Information for international students

Canterbury Christ Church University welcomes applications from international Students. http://www.canterbury.ac.uk/StudyHere/International/Home.aspx

Fees and funding

Canterbury Christ Church University Graduate School holds an annual scholarship competition. Details can be found here:

http://www.canterbury.ac.uk/study-here/postgraduate-research/funding-for-research-degrees.aspx

Qualification and course duration

MA by research

part time
24 months
distance learning
24 months
full time
12 months

MPhil

full time
24 months
part time
36 months
distance learning
36 months

PhD

distance learning
60 months
full time
36 months
part time
60 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Nick Witham
Email
nick.witham@canterbury.ac.uk
Phone
01227 782701