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University of Cambridge

36 months
Duration
25758 GBP/year
8844 GBP/year
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About

The PhD in History at The University of Cambridge, is an advanced research degree, awarded on the basis of a thesis and an oral viva voce examination. The primary purpose of the PhD is the preparation and presentation of a substantial piece of independent and original academic research, completed in three or four years if studying full-time and five years if studying part-time.

Overview

Every PhD student in History at The University of Cambridge, is supported by a supervisor (or in some cases, supervisors). Supervisors are experts in their field of study and support students throughout the PhD.

 Students will also benefit from the advice and support of other academic members of the Faculty who will be involved in progression through the various stages of the PhD, from the registration assessment exercise at the end of the first year through to the completion of the thesis.

Learning Outcomes

The Cambridge PhD is designed as structured, flexible and individual preparation for becoming a professional researcher. It will help students develop the core skills needed by arts, humanities or social sciences professional researcher of the future, which are valued by both academic and non-academic employers.

Programme Structure

Assessment
  • Thesis / Dissertation
  • Essays
  • Students may also complete a second assessment exercise in the third year, on request by either the supervisor or the student.
  • Practical assessment
All students will defend their PhD thesis in a viva voce examination.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 60 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Two academic references 
  • Transcript 
  • CV/resume
  • Evidence of competence in English 
  • Personal development questionnaire
  • Sample of work 
  • Research proposal 
  • Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK Masters (Merit).

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    25758 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25758 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    8844 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8844 GBP per year during 36 months.

Part time:  

  • National: £5,306
  • International: £15,454

Living costs for Cambridge

846 - 1465 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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