University of Cambridge

University of Cambridge

Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic

Areas of research include: Anglo-Saxon history; Celtic history and palaeography; Scandinavian history; old English and old Norse language, literature and philology; Celtic languages, literatures and philology; insular Latin.

Entry requirements

1st or good 2nd Class UK Honours degree or equivalent overseas qualification; previous knowledge of the language in which student wishes to pursue research; applicants should submit a research proposal (500 words) and sample of recent work (5,000-7,500 words) with their application.

Sponsorship information

Students are eligible for certain funds within the Faculty, including Members' English Fund scholarship and Judith E Wilson fund (for those working in poetry and drama); Newton Trust scholarship and awards.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 7,362 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 19,017 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 4,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Cambridge University Cambridge CB2 1TN East of England

Key information

Telephone number: 
01223 760606