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Maritime Historical Studies

The University of Exeter

Ph. D. On Campus Online
36 months
Duration
17500 GBP/year
4407 GBP/year
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About

The Centre for Maritime Historical Studies at The University of Exeter seeks to promote research into economic, social, political, naval and environmental aspects of the British maritime past from the earliest times to the present day. This is the oldest established centre for this specialism in a British university.

Overview

Staff in the History department research political, economic, social, cultural, religious, medical, environmental, maritime, naval, military and diplomatic history. We range in time from the early medieval period to the late 20th century. We have particular strengths in the history of Britain and continental Europe, but also focus on the history of the United States, Africa, and India.

Maritime history

The Centre holds termly research seminars (in conjunction with the Society for Nautical Research), an annual international Maritime History Conference and a twice-yearly Strategic Policy Studies Group symposium (with associated publication).

Careers after the Maritime Historical Studies at The University of Exeter

We are committed to ensuring you receive high quality research supervision to maximise your potential and prepare you for a rewarding career.

Postgraduate students have access to the wide range of support offered by our Career Zone. In addition, postgraduate research students can access our Postgraduate Researchers' Programme, which covers a range of topics to help you to succeed during your research degree and to act as a springboard for your research career.

Programme Structure

Topics

  • British maritime history from the Middle Ages to today
  • Business history and maritime trade
  • Port cities and communities
  • Mariners' welfare and education
  • Naval history from the Middle Ages to the present day, in particular, the connections between naval, political, social, economic and other histories
  • Naval leadership from the late-seventeenth century to the mid-twentieth century
  • British naval administration and logistics
  • Mediterranean maritime history from the middle ages to the eighteenth century
  • African maritime history and African port cities.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are no specific deadlines for research students to apply, though the majority of students start in September or October. 

Language

English
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Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students applying to enter directly into the MPhil/PhD programme would normally be expected to have a Masters degree with Merit or equivalent in History or a related subject, or other relevant qualifications such as a doctorate in another subject.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17500 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    4407 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4407 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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