Research course

American History

Institution
University of Sussex · School of History and Philosophy
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

A Masters degree in a subject relevant to your chosen area of research.

For advice on research supervision, explore our faculty research interests and contact us.

Months of entry

January, September, May

Course content

Our faculty are experts in their fields and active on both sides of the Atlantic. This means you’ll be guided and supervised through your research project by leading practitioners.

We welcome research applications focusing on the social and political history of the United States. Much of our research focuses on:

  • US race relations
  • the Civil Rights movement
  • transnational race relations
  • the Civil War era
  • the history of American racial violence.

Information for international students

English language requirements

Standard level (IELTS 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each section)

Find out about other English language qualifications we accept.

English Language Support

Don’t have the English language level for your course? Find out more about our pre-sessional courses.

Additional information for international students

We welcome applications from all over the world. Find out about international qualifications suitable for our Masters courses.

Visas and Immigration

Find out how to apply for a student visa

Fees and funding

UK students
Please see our website
International students
Please see our website

Please visit our website for latest fees information: School of History, Art History and Philosophy

Postgraduate Masters Loan

MPhil students might be eligible for a Postgraduate Masters Loan. This is not available for students registering for a PhD.

Scholarships

Our aim is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to despite financial barriers, so that we continue to attract talented and unique individuals.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
48 months
part time
72 months

MPhil

full time
36 months
part time
48 months

Course contact details

Name
Fiona Allan
Email
f.m.allan@sussex.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1273 876612