University of Bristol

History

The Department of History delivers expert postgraduate supervision, delivered by internationally-recognised scholars in a wide range of subject areas. The department offers a lively research community in the setting of an exciting city and region with a rich heritage. Excellent research resources are available for postgraduate study locally (for example in the library's Special Collections department and its print holdings), online through the library's database subscriptions, and in easy striking distance of the city. Members of the department publish and supervise research in a range of areas within the broad fields of cultural, social, economic and political history. We cover the medieval, early modern and modern periods, and offer expertise on specialist topics such as public history, global and transnational history, digital humanities, environmental history, imperial and colonial history, contemporary history and the history of medicine. Prospective applicants should make contact with a potential supervisor (please see the staff profiles below) before submitting an application to discuss their proposed research questions, the state of the proposed field of study and appropriate primary source material.

Sponsorship information

The University of Bristol is part of the South, West and Wales Doctoral Training Partnership (SWW DTP), which will be offering studentships for September 2018. For information on other funding opportunities, please see the Faculty of Arts funding pages.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2018 GBP 16,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2018 GBP 9,235 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time September 2018 GBP 4,235 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time September 2018 GBP 2,118 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time January 2019 GBP 9,235 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 1 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time January 2019 GBP 16,300 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Full-time January 2019 GBP 4,235 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
Master of Philosophy - MPhil Part-time January 2019 GBP 2,118 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2018 GBP 9,235 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2018 GBP 16,300 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2018 GBP 4,235 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2018 GBP 2,118 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 6 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time January 2019 GBP 9,235 per Year 1 (Channel Islands) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time January 2019 GBP 16,300 per Year 1 (International) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time January 2019 GBP 4,235 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time January 2019 GBP 2,118 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 6 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Clifton Campus BS8 1TH South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01173318458