Our requirements for postgraduate research are dependent on the type of programme you are applying for:
- For MA by Research programmes, entry to our programmes usually requires a good (normally a 2:1 or above) Honours degree, or an equivalent qualification if you were educated outside the UK.
- Applicants for a PhD will also need to hold a Masters qualification at Merit level or above (or its international equivalent).
Any academic and professional qualifications or relevant professional experience you may have are normally taken into account, and in some cases, form an integral part of the entrance requirements.
Months of entry
As a postgraduate researcher in the Department of History you will have the opportunity to work alongside academic staff whose research is at the forefront of current historical scholarship.
Times Higher Education ranked the Department of History first in the country for its performance in the latest Research Excellence Framework exercise, and the Department is unrivalled in the geographical and chronological breadth of its research. From medieval Afghanistan to the modern United States, our staff provide expertise across British, European and world history from around 500 to the present day.
Qualification and course duration
MA by research
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Enquiry Service