Entry requirements

A minimum of a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MPhil/PhD programme in History offers students the possibility to study in the heart of London in a vibrant research community. Students will work with world-leading academics, gaining the skills to move into careers both within and outside of academia.

With its wide-ranging expertise, covering almost all areas of historical scholarship, and proximity to institutions such as the British Library and the Institute of Historical Research, UCL History offers unique opportunities for graduate students. Our staff and student body are extremely cosmopolitan, the department attracting students from all over the world. Students take advantage of our vast academic expertise, the plethora of networking opportunities available and the chance to get involved in hosting events. We offer individual research supervision from world-leading historians and a commitment to individual attention for all students.

Research areas

  • American and Latin American history
  • Ancient history (in particular, Greek, Roman and the ancient Near East)
  • Medieval history
  • Early modern and modern history of Britain and Europe
  • Intellectual history
  • Transnational history
  • Medieval history
  • Transnational history
  • History of medicine

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil/PhD
    part time
    60 months
      full time
      36 months

      Course contact details

      Name
      Graduate Programmes Administrator
      Email
      history.office@ucl.ac.uk
      Phone
      +44 (0)20 7679 1340