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PhD/MPhil History - Modern American History

University of Leicester

History at Leicester offers supervision for the degrees of: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - full-time and part-time; Master of Philosophy (MPhil) - full-time and part-time.

We also offer a distance learning PhD allowing you to gain a University of Leicester research degree wherever you are in the world.

PhD description

PhD students complete an independent research project under the guidance of a supervisory team. The research is normally completed over a maximum period of 3.0-3.5 years (full-time) or 6.0-6.5 years (part-time).

A fourth year (full-time) or seventh year (part-time) or the remaining part of this can be used to prepare the thesis for examination. The thesis should not normally exceed 80,000 words and must make an original contribution to knowledge and contain work of publishable quality. The thesis must then be defended in a viva voce (oral) examination before a degree can be awarded.

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Requirements

Listed below are the documents required to apply for this course.
3 years

Duration

May 2024

Start Month

Apr 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • May 2024
  • July 2024
  • September 2024

Mode of Study

  • Full Time