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.
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.
- Thesis / Dissertation
- Students may also complete a second assessment exercise in the third year, on request by either the supervisor or the student.
- Practical assessment
- 36 months
- 60 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
DisciplinesHistory Ancient History Modern History View 24 other PhDs in Modern History in United Kingdom
- Two academic references
- Evidence of competence in English
- Personal development questionnaire
- Sample of work
- Research proposal
- Applicants for this course should have achieved a UK Masters (Merit).
International25758 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 25758 GBP per year during 36 months.
National8844 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8844 GBP per year during 36 months.
- National: £5,306
- International: £15,454
Living costs for Cambridge
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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