History MPhil/PhD - 2019 Entry

Entry Year
2019

Duration
Full time 36/24 Month(s)

Course Overview

The Department has a lively and cosmopolitan postgraduate research community and we aim to help you become first class researchers and scholars. A good proportion of our students hold ESRC, AHRC, Faculty or Departmental scholarships, with a small number funded by other internal or external sources. We accept applications for a wide range of proposals and offer expert supervision from staff within the Department and, where necessary, through close relationships with other departments or colleagues in North Western institutions as part of the ESRC and AHRC doctoral training partnerships.

Potential applicants are invited to contact Rebecca Sheppard (email; r.sheppard1@lancaster.ac.uk).

  • Course Overview

    Course Overview

    The Department has a lively and cosmopolitan postgraduate research community and we aim to help you become first class researchers and scholars. A good proportion of our students hold ESRC, AHRC, Faculty or Departmental scholarships, with a small number funded by other internal or external sources. We accept applications for a wide range of proposals and offer expert supervision from staff within the Department and, where necessary, through close relationships with other departments or colleagues in North Western institutions as part of the ESRC and AHRC doctoral training partnerships.

    Potential applicants are invited to contact Rebecca Sheppard (email; r.sheppard1@lancaster.ac.uk).

  • Course Structure

    Course Structure

    Detailed module information for this postgraduate programme will follow shortly. However, if you have any questions please contact the department.

  • Key Information

    Key Information

    Master’s Degree: Master’s degree or equivalent in History or related discipline

    Undergraduate Degree: 2:1 (Hons) degree (UK or equivalent) in History

    If you have studied outside of the UK, you can check your qualifications here: International Qualifications

    Students who have completed a combined major or a degree in other disciplines, such as Politics, English, Cultural Studies or Linguistics, are welcome to apply

    Additional Requirements:

    As part of your application you will also need to provide a viable research proposal

    English Language: IELTS - Overall score of at least 6.5, with no individual element below 5.5

    We consider tests from other providers, which can be found here: English language requirements

    If your score is below our requirements we may consider you for one of our pre-sessional English language programmes

    Pre-sessional English language programmes available:

    4 Week Overall score of at least 6.0, with no individual element below 5.5

    10 Week Overall score of at least 5.5, with no individual element below 5.0

    Longer pre-sessional programmes are available, please contact the Admissions Office for further information

     

    Funding: All applicants should consult our information on Fees and Funding; Faculty Scholarships and Funding; History Fees and Funding

      Further information: Before applying for this PhD programme please contact a potential supervisor for guidance on your proposal.   For more information about the areas of research covered in the department of History please visit our webpages http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/history/postgraduate/phd/    If you submit a PhD application please include the name(s) of any potential supervisors and provide details of your contact with them.
  • Fees

    Fees

    Fees

     

     

    Full Time (per year)Part Time (per year)
    UK/EU To be announced To be announced
    Overseas £14,630 £7,310

      

    The 2019 UK/EU fees are not available and will be added to this page when they have been announced.  
    As a guide the UK/EU fees for entry in 2018 were £4,035 (full time) and £2,130 (part time).

    The University will not increase the Tuition Fee you are charged during the course of an academic year.

    If you are studying on a programme of more than one year's duration, the tuition fees for subsequent years of your programme are likely to increase each year. The way in which continuing students' fee rates are determined varies according to an individual's 'fee status' as set out on our fees webpages.

    What are tuition fees for?

    Studying at a UK University means that you need to pay an annual fee for your tuition, which covers the costs associated with teaching, examinations, assessment and graduation.

    The fee that you will be charged depends on whether you are considered to be a UK, EU or overseas student. Visiting students will be charged a pro-rata fee for periods of study less than a year.

    Our annual tuition fee is set for a 12 month session, which usually runs from October to September the following year.

    How does Lancaster set overseas tuition fees?

    Overseas fees, alongside all other sources of income, allow the University to maintain its abilities across the range of activities and services. Each year the University's Finance Committee consider recommendations for increases to fees proposed for all categories of student and this takes into account a range of factors including projected cost inflation for the University, comparisons against other high-quality institutions and external financial factors such as projected exchange rate movements.

    What support is available towards tuition fees?

    Lancaster University's priority is to support every student in making the most of their education. Many of our students each year will be entitled to bursaries or scholarships to help with the cost of fees and/or living expenses. You can find out more about financial support, studentships, and awards for postgraduate study on our website.

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