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History and Welsh History (PhD/MPhil)

History and Welsh History (PhD/MPhil)

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Full time | Cardiff University | 3 years | JUL-23

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Full time


3 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Welsh Language Welsh History

Course type


Course Summary


Pursue original research, supervised by leading historians with expertise in a broad chronological, geographical and thematic range, spanning the medieval to the modern period across the globe. Our MPhil and PhD degrees in History and Welsh History aim to prepare you for a variety of career options, including in research and academia, public service, teaching, and the private sector. Our internationally recognised and internationally leading historians have a wide range of interests and expertise, enabling us to supervise you in a large array of research fields. Our postgraduate community contributes vitally to the research culture of the School and to the University's international reputation for research. To offer knowledge and expertise for a career in academia, research (commercial etc), public service, teaching and related fields, and the media. We offer a breadth of chronological, geographical and historiographic expertise. The research interests of our historians, and the strengths of our department, are in: British and Welsh history, medieval to contemporary; North American history; modern European and Eurasian history, from France to Russia and Central Asia; modern Asian history, including India, China, and Japan; African history; environmental history; the medical humanities; digital history; and theoretical and methodological approaches to the study of history and the humanities. Our MPhil and PhD provides training and a high level of support both to enable successful completion of your degree, and to prepare you for your next career stage. You will benefit from a series of College and University postgraduate training programmes. We also provide an innovative History PhD Training Seminar that will help integrate you into our department’s thriving research culture.

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Entry requirements

Suitable for graduates in history, and related humanities and social science disciplines. Applicants should normally hold a first degree with first or upper second class Honours or equivalent in an appropriate subject field. Welsh speakers are very welcome.