Durham University

Durham University

History

Supervision available in various fields of medieval and modern history; special interests in: medieval history (especially British political, ecclesiastical and economic history); history of England, Ireland and continental Europe 1500-1800; 18th- and 19th- century France; 19th- and 20th- century British political history; 19th- and 20th- century industrial, business, diplomatic and intellectual history; 19th- and 20th- century East European history; history of north east England in all periods; 20th-century Europe; 19th- and 20th- century American history; African history; imperial history.

Entry requirements

Normally a good 2.1 in an undergraduate history degree, and work at or near distinction level in Master's programmes; English language requirements include an IELTS of 7.0 (with no element below 6.5) or equivalent.

Assessment methods

The PhD is assessed by a written thesis of up to 100,000 words; the MLitt is assessed by a written thesis of up to 70,000 words and upgraded progression to PhD is possible upon completion; the MA by thesis is assessed by a written thesis of up to 50,000 words.

Sponsorship information

AHRC; ESRC Doctoral Training Centre Awards; Durham Doctoral Studentships; Durham MA Studentships; Departmental Doctoral Fee Waivers.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,000 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
MLitt Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MLitt Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MLitt Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MLitt Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MLitt Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MLitt Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MLitt Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years
MLitt Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MLitt Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MLitt Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MLitt Part-time October 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (International) 4 years
MLitt Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MA (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,000 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA (Res) Full-time October 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 7,000 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA (Res) Part-time October 2016 GBP 1,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Durham University Durham DH1 3LG North East

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Key information

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0191 334 3357