History research degrees
An overview of our postgraduate research in history and entry requirements for PhDs and other research degrees.
We offer a range of taught and research-based postgraduate degrees in British, European and American history from the early modern period to the present which attract full-time and part-time postgraduate students from the UK and overseas.
History at Dundee is a member of an international doctoral programme in gender history, together with a consortium of prestigious European universities (University of Naples l'Orientale, University of Rouen, University of Vienna and University of Madrid Autonoma). The scheme offers transnational supervision as well as a semester of residence abroad in one of the partner institutions.
The excellence of our research has been demonstrated in numerous ways in recent years, including strong RAE performances, our winning of various prizes and awards and an excellent record of securing research funding.
For more information about Research in History at Dundee, please visit the School of Humanities website.
You should have an honours degree at 2.1 or above, and/or a Masters degree in a relevant discipline.
English language requirements
You do not need to prove your knowledge of English if you are a national of certain countries.
Don't meet the English language requirements?
English language programmes
Prepare for university study and benefit from extra English tuition with an English language programme.
Apply for a research degree
You can apply for a PhD or other postgraduate research degree using our Direct Application System.
We have three start dates per academic year.
PhD History (part time)
The University of Dundee welcomes applications from disabled students.