The Department of History at the University of York is one of the largest History graduate schools in the country. We offer world class research opportunities to a vibrant international community of students.
Research degree programmes
We invite applications for MPhil/PhD degrees across a broad range of research themes. Our academic staff have a huge breadth of research interests, both geographically and chronologically, and are able to offer supervision across a wide range of topics. We recommend, in the first instance, that applicants approach a member of staff informally to discuss research topics.
All our PhD students are invited to apply for an annual desk exchange scheme with Lund, Sweden.
We are affiliated to a number of internationally renowned research centres and institutes:
Check that your research interests align with the expertise of one of our staff. Once you've identified a potential supervisor, please contact them before applying to discuss your application and potential research areas.
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