Research course


University of Nottingham · School of History

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) preferably in history, and a masters in history at Merit level or above.

Months of entry

February, April, July, October, December

Course content

If you want the flexibility to choose your own research path, this course is ideal. You will follow a course of independent study, supported by our expert staff.

Our friendly research community will encourage you to develop your skills and expand your intellectual horizons. This could be through taking part in interdisciplinary research, contributing to research seminars, organising conferences, or gaining valuable teaching experience.

Our staff are here to support you, offering a diverse range of expertise across many periods of history, from c. 800 BCE to the present day, across Africa, South Asia, East Asia, Europe and North America. You can choose to specialise in a range topics, from Medieval Europe to the 1970s US.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36-72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5151