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Other PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 16 Other PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Embarking on a PhD in History and Archaeology invites students onto a journey through time, where the mysteries of the past are explored and understood through the lens of modern research methodologies. These advanced degrees offer a unique opportunity for candidates to engage deeply with the records and remnants of human history, from ancient civilisations and cultures to key historical events that have shaped the modern world.

A PhD in History and Archaeology is not merely an academic pursuit; it’s an endeavour to connect with our shared heritage, contributing to the preservation of historical narratives and archaeological sites. Through these programmes, students employ interdisciplinary approaches, combining archival research, archaeological excavations, and technological innovations to reconstruct and reinterpret the past, adding valuable perspectives to our understanding of human history.

Why complete a PhD in History and Archaeology?

A PhD in History and Archaeology provides an unparalleled opportunity to contribute original insights to the understanding of human history. Candidates are immersed in a rigorous research environment where they can specialise in a particular period, geographical area, or thematic area of study.

These degrees encourage students to critically evaluate historical sources, challenge prevailing interpretations, and uncover new evidence that can redefine our perception of the past. The interdisciplinary nature of these programmes fosters a rich learning experience, integrating techniques from both historical research and archaeological practice, enriching the student's ability to construct comprehensive narratives of the past.

In terms of employment, earning a PhD in History and Archaeology opens a wide array of career paths. Graduates are well-prepared for roles in academia, where they can continue their research and share their knowledge through teaching.

Beyond the university, PhD holders are highly regarded in museums, cultural heritage organisations, and government agencies, where their expertise contributes to the preservation and interpretation of historical sites and artefacts. In addition, the skills developed during these programmes, such as critical thinking, detailed analysis, and persuasive argumentation, are invaluable in publishing, education, and consultancy roles.

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Swansea University International Postgraduate Research Excellence Scholarships 2024

The Swansea University International Postgraduate Research Excellence Scholarship (SUIPRES) is a competitively awarded scholarship scheme open to overseas PhD and Professional Doctorate applicants, who are eligible for the international rate of tuition fees and can demonstrate excellence in academic achievement. Read more

PhD Studentship (3 years): Investigating the untapped potential of music for improved community sustainability. A case study comparison

Applications are invited for a three-year PhD studentship, supported by the College of Business and Social Sciences to be undertaken within the Department of Politics, History and International Relations at Aston University. Read more

Funded Studentship for Applicants with a Link to Cumbria (KEN24/MPEE/HOWATSON)

This opportunity is only available to students classed as UK students. International students are not eligible. Northumbria University is delighted to offer fully-funded three year studentships specific to applicants who have a link to Cumbria. Read more

PhD Garden History

The PhD in Garden History is an advanced research degree, awarded on the basis of a thesis and an oral viva voce examination. Read more

Symbols of power, prestige goods or vibrant materials? Rethinking gold, jet and amber grave goods in Early Bronze Age Britain.

The project forms one strand of the Leverhulme Funded Research Leadership Award, A New History of Bronze. This project explores how the emergence and use of copper and bronze metalworking in this period created new possibilities for crafting, leadership and violence. Read more

Ground stone in a metallic world

The project forms one strand of the Leverhulme Funded Research Leadership Award, A New History of Bronze. This project explores how the emergence and use of copper and bronze metalworking in this period created new possibilities for crafting, leadership and violence. Read more

PGR Opportunities at University of Strathclyde 2024

Founded in 1796 as a ‘place of useful learning' the University of Strathclyde is a leading technological University based in the heart of Glasgow. Read more

Life on Mars: reconstructing the welfare of boys admitted to the TS Mars, Training Ship, moored on the River Tay, Scotland 1869 - 1929

This project is based on the records of the TS Mars. The Mars was a training ship which was moored on the banks of the River Tay in Scotland and was designed to provide recruits for the royal and merchant navies and to ‘rescue’ children who were perceived to be at risk of delinquency. Read more

LSE PhD studentships for 2024/25 entry

Want to know more? Ask LSE. . The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is the world's leading dedicated social science institution. Read more

Change your world – choose Glasgow for PhD study

At the University of Glasgow, our aim is to offer the best environment for your talent to flourish. If you have an idea, if you have dedication and passion, you could have what it takes to become a UofG world changer. Read more

Engaging, informative and innovative! Researching in a future-oriented environment in UNNC

At the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC), we offer excellent learning and research infrastructure. We are proud of our superb faculty made up of world renowned educators and researchers. Read more

Research at Maynooth University

Maynooth University is an internationally recognised institution ranked # 1 in Ireland in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) Best Young University Rankings. Read more

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