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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    36 months

Course summary

Our history programme offers research opportunities in areas as diverse as medicine, death, historical demography, gender, women's history and urban culture. As an PhD student you will enjoy a research environment in which ambitious and original ideas can flourish.

Many of the research opportunities in history are interdisciplinary and are available for most periods of history and in most geographical regions.

Supervision is normally available in the following subject areas:

Conflict, War and Genocide

Conflict, War and Genocide

Gender and Sexuality

Gender and Sexuality

Global and Postcolonial history

Global and Postcolonial history

Health and Medicine

Health and Medicine

Ideas, Religion and Historiography

Ideas, Religion and Historiography

Labour and Social Movements

Labour and Social Movements

Oral History, Memory and Place

Oral History, Memory and Place

Politics and International Relations

Politics and International Relations

Urban Culture and Mass Media.

You will receive a tailored package of support from the University to ensure you maximise your research and future career. There are also opportunities to undertake your research at Newcastle within a Doctoral Training Centre, Centre for Doctoral Training or Doctoral Training Partnership.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 18,000per year

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

University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    37th

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 90 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    143 73%

    23rd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66.0 66%

    22nd

    3
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.79 76%

    81st

    1

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