Our regular standard of admission is at least an Upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1), although candidates will usually also have completed or be undertaking a masters qualification.
- a straightforward, descriptive, and informative title
- the question that your research will address
- an account of why this question is important and worth investigating
- an assessment of how your own research will engage with recent study in the subject
- a brief account of the methodology and approach you will take
- a discussion of the primary sources that your research will draw upon, including printed books, manuscripts, archives, libraries, or museums
- an indicative bibliography of secondary sources that you have already consulted and/or are planning to consult
- Your application, including your references and research proposal, will be passed to members of staff whose expertise and research interests most closely match the area of your proposed study.
Months of entry
January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February
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Start dates are set by both the supervisor and the department. As such some PHD options will have fixed start dates (likely January/October) and others have a rolling intake. For more details please contact the relevant department.
Information for international students
If English is not your first language, please see the English language requirements.
Fees and funding
Please see the scholarship opportunities available.
Qualification and course duration
MLitt by research
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