History

  • Early modern history 
  • Maritime and naval British military history 
  • British social, cultural and political history 

  • Art history 
  • 20th-century political history of the USA 
  • Modern Japanese history

Postgraduate research opportunities

Although you can do research in any of the areas above, you may wish to look at these programmes:

Research specialisms

Explore the research specialisms listed and select one that ignites your interest. Learn more about the history team members who will be supervising your research in this area.

Select an area of research you're interested in

History and interdisciplinary research

Working with colleagues across the university

Postgraduate Research Coordinators

If you are thinking about becoming a postgraduate researcher at the University of Plymouth, you are welcome to contact the Postgraduate Research Coordinators in your field of interest.

They will discuss potential supervisors with you and answer any questions you might have about embarking on a research degree in their research area.

Find out who to contact and how they can help you

How to apply for a research degree

Do you need more information about admissions requirements?

We offer a wide variety of degrees, including ResM research degrees, Professional Doctorates, MPhil and PhD doctorate opportunities.

Find more information and how to apply