University of Reading

University of Reading


Research areas include: American history (specialising in the history of slavery in the antebellum era and the political history of the twentieth century); early modern history; local and regional history (specialising in history of local communities and the operation of politics and society at the grass roots); medieval history (supervision can be offered in the history, religion and culture of England and Capetian France, Crusading and church history, the history of superstition, witchcraft and magic; book history, women's history and the economic and social history of later medieval Britain); modern British and imperial history; modern European history (particular strengths are in twentieth-century German and Italian history and in the history of twentieth-century European institutions and integration); rural history (supervision can be offered in most areas between the fourteenth and twentieth centuries).

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree (or above).

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 6 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 2 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading Reading RG6 6UR South East

Key information

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