University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Economic and Social History

Staff research interests include the study of economic development; energy policy; globalisation; slavery; demography; urban history; consumption; material culture; museums and collecting; leisure; religious belief; popular culture; medicine and disease; gender; sexuality and the family.

Entry requirements

Applicants for PhD programmes must hold a relevant Master's degree with an overall average mark of at least 65 per cent (or equivalent marks if the degree is not from the UK), and a mark of at least 65 per cent in the Master's dissertation will also normally be required; applicants whose 1st language is not English (entry before September 2014) require: IELTS 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 92 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE 61 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade C or CAE grade B; applicants whose 1st language is not English (September 2014 entry onwards) require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,100 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,550 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 13,100 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time January 2017 GBP 4,052 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 6,550 per Year 1 (International) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
PhD Part-time January 2017 GBP 2,026 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

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Key information

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0131 650 9948