School of Advanced Study

Course Introduction

Principal research areas include: religious and cultural history; political history; economic and social history 1300'1500; imperial history; history of Victorian Britain; urban and metropolitan history (especially London) history, including comparative approaches across Europe and elsewhere; royal and diplomatic history since 1900; local and regional history, primarily concerning England and including the impact of towns; the experience and impact of empire; architecture and planning and the built environment in Britain. There are over 30 regular seminars plus a programme of public lectures and lecture series and 2 international conferences for historians.

Course Additional Entry

Usually a good postgraduate qualification (UK MA or equivalent overseas qualification), though in some cases relevant experience may be accepted; admittance is normally to the MPhil in the 1st instance.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MPhil £12,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MPhil £5,000  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MPhil £2,500  Academic year. First year home fees
3 years
Full Time
PhD £12,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
PhD £5,000  Academic year. First year home fees
3 - 6 years
Part Time
PhD £2,500  Academic year. First year home fees