A Masters degree in history or a related discipline.
Months of entry
January, September, May
- PhD in History
- MPhil in History
Our outstanding research output – along with our expertise in social, cultural, economic, transnational, environmental and digital history – makes Sussex an excellent choice for pursuing a PhD in History.
Our faculty research, teach and write about history in Britain, Europe and across the globe. This means you’ll be supervised by leading practitioners in your field.
We welcome research proposals in all aspects of:
- modern European history
- British history since 1700
- American history
- digital history
- global history
- the history of science and the environment
- the history of north Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
For further information visit the webpage below.
Information for international students
English language requirements
IELTS 6.5 overall, with not less than 6.0 in each section.
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 PhD degrees.
Visas and Immigration
Fees and funding
Please visit our website for latest fees information: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/phd/2017/history-art-history-and-philosophy/history-phd
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.
Postgraduate Masters Loan
MPhil students might be eligible for a Postgraduate Masters Loan. This is not available for students registering for a PhD.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Fiona Allan
- +44 (0)1273 876612