Research course

History and Welsh History

Cardiff University · Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion

Entry requirements

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Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

Our MPhil and PhD degrees in History and Welsh History aim to prepare you for a variety of career options, including in research and academia, public service, teaching, and the private sector.

Our internationally recognised and internationally leading historians have a wide range of interests and expertise, enabling us to supervise you in a large array of research fields. Our postgraduate community contributes vitally to the research culture of the School and to the University's international reputation for research.

Distinctive features

  • A wide range of research expertise.
  • An innovative PhD Training Programme to help you achieve your research potential, and to prepare you for the future.
  • An exciting, stimulating and supportive learning environment that actively seeks to develop its research and postgraduate culture.
  • We are central to a number of research centres and study groups that operate within the University, including the Centre for the Study of Medieval Society and Culture, and the Central and East European Research Group.

Information for international students

With over 8,500 international students from more than 130 countries, you will be joining a diverse and inspiring academic community.

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

part-time options are available.

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)29 2087 0084