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History PhD/MPhil - Urban history

University of Leicester

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Leicester

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21, JAN-22, MAY-22, JUL-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

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.

Tuition fees

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£ 15,520per year

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

University information

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University of Leicester

  • University League Table

    40th

  • Campus address

    University of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 7RH, England

More than 4,000 international students call Leicester home, sharing their cultures, faiths and ideas with each other and with students and staff across campus.
Leicester is in the centre of England with great transport links, making it easy to explore the whole country while studying there.
Want to explore further afield? Leicester has great European links – with one change of train, Leicester students can be in Paris by lunchtime.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    40th out of 90 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    123 63%

    40th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    42nd

    9
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    75th

    8

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