University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool


Our postgraduate research students work on a broad range of historical themes, regions and periods, as well as in specialist fields such as archives and record-keeping. Here are some examples of current and recently completed PhD theses: Haiti in Art: Creating and Curating in the Black Atlantic; Imperial identity of the early Scouting Movement; The First and Second Crusade - configurations of power in the early twelfth century; External threats mask internal fears: Edwardian invasion-scare fiction 1899-1914; Witchcraft, Demonic Possession and Religious Tension in Early Modern Lancashire; Metropolitan Control on the Iberian Atlantic: the Visitor General in New Spain (1600-1650); Cartoon representations of the early socialist and labour movements in Britain, c. 1880-1935.

Entry requirements

To apply to study for a PhD candidates should have both a BA and an MA in history or a related discipline; for research degree programmes the typical minimum entry requirement is a Bachelors degree (with Honours) at 2:1 level or better in an appropriate field of study; equivalent overseas degrees together with an acceptable English language qualification are also accepted; individual consideration is given to mature students with significant and relevant experience and with professional qualifications; IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each component); TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: Listening and Writing 21, Reading � 22, Speaking 23; International Baccalaureate Standard Level 5; Hong Kong use of English AS level C; INDIA Standard XII 70% or above from Central and Metro State Boards; WAEC C4-6.

Course modules

Modules include: Historical research; historical practice; MRes feasibility study; MRes dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MPhil Full-time £ 13,196 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MPhil Part-time £ 1,999 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PhD Full-time £ 3,996 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 13,196 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
PhD Part-time £ 1,999 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Centre Campus Liverpool L3 5PS North West

Key information

PG Recruitment
Telephone number: 
0151 794 5927