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PhD Postgraduate research in History

University of Wolverhampton

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Wolverhampton

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 years

Course summary

Why choose this course?

The Department of History, Politics and War Studies offers a vibrant and stimulating environment for MPhil/PhD students. The department, which includes the Centre for Historical Research, has a well-established and proven track record of research and dissemination. Staff publish their work widely and aim to bring their research to a wider community. Our MPhil/PhD students play a key role in our research community and we aim to support your development into researchers, academics or whatever career you aspire to.

The Department prides itself on the levels of support provided to postgraduate research students in the course of their MPhil/PhD journey. Our academics are committed to their subject areas and meet regularly with their supervisees to work closely with them at all stages of the project, from inception to completion.

Postgraduate research students are encouraged to present their research to University academics and fellow PhD students through hosting research seminars. Again, this is an area where our supportive and knowledgeable PhD supervisors are happy to support and advise where needed.

Our postgraduate research students are afforded the opportunity to develop their research skills through participation in training events organised by the Faculty of Social Sciences and the University’s Doctoral College.

Career Paths

Successful completion of your PhD opens up a range of career opportunities and demonstrates your proven skills as a researcher. In History, Politics and War Studies, having a PhD is now an essential element for those looking to develop a career in lecturing or research within higher education. As well as higher education, a PhD will assist in accessing research opportunities within government, commercial and international organisations. As well as demonstration of your research skills, a PhD shows your extensive knowledge of a particular field in an applied and rigorous manner that is attractive to employers.

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University information

University of Wolverhampton

  • University League Table

    121st

  • Campus address

    University of Wolverhampton, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, WV1 1LY, England

The Centre for International Development and Training (CIDT) has a 45-year track record of working in almost 140 countries.
Each year the university welcomes students from over 130 nations, studying at one of its UK campuses or partner institutions overseas.
The university works with TNE partners around the world: China, Hong Kong, India, Nepal, Oman, Greece, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Myanmar, Ireland and France.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    85th out of 93 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    98 47%

    79th

    10
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    44 44%

    86th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.05 81%

    58th

    1

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