Joining our academic community
As a postgraduate student here you have the chance to work in one of the largest departments of history in the UK and a leading centre for historical research. The 2008 Research Assessment Exercise judged 65 per cent of our research as 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent'.
We have particular strengths in Medieval, European, Modern British, and International history and expertise in Wider World history (especially the history of India, Africa and the United States of America).
We offer both taught and research postgraduate degrees, including a one-year MA by research.
You'll have the chance to flourish within the supportive environment of a research-led university and the Faculty of Arts Graduate School. We sustain a vigorous research culture with regular seminars given by invited academics, staff and current research students which will expose you to the latest historical research.
As a postgraduate student you'll also be joining a vibrant history postgraduate community of over 50 taught postgraduates and 40 research students. There are lots of way of getting involved in the School too, whether it be mentoring undergraduate dissertation students, attending postgraduate seminars, or simply socialising with other postgraduates.