Entry requirements

A good UK honours degree (minimum 2.1) in a relevant discipline. IELTS 6.5 required by applicants whose first language is not English. An MA in a relevant discipline can also be helpful in some areas.

MPhil. PhD

Months of entry


Course content

The historians have an excellent track record supervising both full- and part-time research students to completion. Full-time research students are required to take a module in research methods and practices for which they receive a Nottingham Trent Certificate on completion.

Department specialisms

Members of the department are active in teaching and researching across key areas of history from the Mayas and Incas through to contemporary European and Asian history.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 required by applicants whose first language is not English, University orientation programme, School Induction and social/welcome event. Overseas students will be required to pay fees. Contact the administrator for details. A deposit may also be required.

Fees and funding

University, University research studentships, AHRC,

Qualification and course duration


part time
96 months
full time
48 months


part time
72 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Mrs Sarah Davey
0115 848 6335