University of St Andrews

University of St Andrews

History

Students undertake independent research projects and receive regular advice from a specialist supervisor. Current areas of research include: Central and East European studies; eEnvironmental history; historical research; Iranian studies; mediaeval history; mediaeval studies; Middle Eastern history, and culture; modern historiography; modern history; Reformation studies; Scottish historical studies; the book; history and techniques of analysis.

Entry requirements

Applicants are expected to have completed a Master's degree. Each application is based on its own merits. Students whose 1st language is not English must submit evidence of language competency.

Course modules

No modules are studied as part of the PhD programme.

Assessment methods

MPhil: 9 months of coursework followed by a dissertation of 40,000 words completed in the final 15 months.
PhD: An original thesis of 80,000 words.

Sponsorship information

AHRC; entrant accommodation bursary; recent graduate discount; Santander 600 scholarships; Thomas and Margaret Roddan Trust bursary.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 15,300 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
PhD Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Wales) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (EU) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (England) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 6 years
PhD Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Scotland) 6 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 15,300 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MPhil Full-time GBP 4,121 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Wales) 4 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (EU) 4 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (England) 4 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 4 years
MPhil Part-time GBP 2,061 per Year 1 (Scotland) 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of St Andrews St Andrews KY16 9AX Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Secretary
Telephone number: 
01334 462907