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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Sussex

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    03-JAN-22

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Our faculty are experts in their fields and active on both sides of the Atlantic. This means you’ll be guided and supervised through your research project by leading practitioners.

AREAS OF STUDY

We welcome research applications focusing on the social and political history of the United States. Much of our research focuses on:

  • US race relations from slavery to civil rights, the Black Power movement and Black Lives Matter
  • the Cold War and transnationalism after World War II
  • transnational race relations
  • the Civil War era
  • the history of American racial violence.

For a PhD, your research work makes a substantial original contribution to knowledge or understanding in your chosen field.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 18,500per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Sussex

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    University of Sussex, Sussex House, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 9RH, England

Situated on the sunny South Coast, the iconic city of Brighton is only one hour from London with excellent travel links to both Heathrow and Gatwick airports.
The sector leading business school offers a complete understanding of management, owing to Sussex’s interest in policy and expertise in science and technology.
One of the most international universities in the UK, Sussex welcomes students to join its friendly community of 150+ nationalities.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 16 5

    32nd out of 90 15

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    138 78%

    3rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    13th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    13th

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    130 67%

    32nd

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64.0 64%

    31st

    23
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.97 79%

    66th

    14

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