Masterclass – PhD proposal and funding 101

Are you considering a Phd? In this Eventbrite masterclass the experts disclose the secrets to a successful PhD proposal. Learn to apply like a pro!

When: Tue, 6 December 2022, 15:00 – 16:30 GMT

Where: Online

Learn how to write a PhD proposal, and apply for funding with this online masterclass.

Our experts will discuss the main funding schemes available and offer advice on how to decide your next move. They will also cover the ideal PhD proposal structure and key things to include.

There will be workshop segments and plenty of time for questions, and PGR involvement on the panel too.

Hosted by the Archaeology and History department at the University of Exeter, we invite all those (of any discipline) who are interested in the PhD application process. We look forward to seeing you there!

Please reserve a spot – the link will be emailed to you prior to the event.

If you have any questions, email James Davey at or your prospective supervisor.

Click here to reserve a free spot

Crafting your PhD proposal: Routes to originality in historical research

PhD Funding in World, Global, Colonial, and Imperial History

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Considering a PhD in the interconnected fields of World, Global, Colonial, and Imperial History? The University of Exeter is pleased to offer a variety of funding opportunities.

Exeter’s History Department is ranked top 5 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017, top 10 in all major UK university league tables for the subject, top 50 in worldwide rankings for History (QS World University Rankings 2016), and 8th in the UK for world-leading research.

U of exeter image (1)The University of Exeter has two research centres in the broad field of world history: the Centre of Imperial and Global History (led by Professor Richard Toye), and the Centre for War, State and Society (led by Professor Martin Thomas). Both offer internationally-recognised supervision with geographical coverage from 30 staff across African, Asian (including Chinese), North American, Latin American, Eastern & Central European history from early-modern to contemporary eras. We also have close links with the Institute for Arab and Islamic Studies Centre for coverage of Middle Eastern history. Both Centres have strong inter-disciplinary links across the humanities and social sciences. The Centres have particular research interests in:

  • Globalisation’s past and present
  • Comparative empires and transnationalism
  • Humanitarianism, development and human rights
  • Law and colonialism
  • Political economy and the imperial state
  • Europe, decolonisation and the legacies of empire
  • Colonial warfare and counterinsurgency
  • Gender, race, and empire

If you are seeking PhD funding in the fields of World/Global/Colonial/Imperial History, please think about applying for the following funding opportunities at the University of Exeter. Continue reading “PhD Funding in World, Global, Colonial, and Imperial History”

Considering a History PhD at Exeter? Registration Open till Monday for the PhD funding Open Day

Want to do a PhD in history at the University of Exeter?

There is still time.

Prospective applicants who are eligible for funding can register for our Open Day in Bristol on Wednesday 22 January 2014. The aim of the Open Day is for you to learn more about the research opportunities and supervisory expertise offered in the SWW DTP. The deadline for registering is 12.00 midday Monday 13 January 2014. Continue reading “Considering a History PhD at Exeter? Registration Open till Monday for the PhD funding Open Day”