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History of Science, Technology and Medicine PhD

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Degree awarded: PhD

Duration: 36 months (full-time), 72 months (part-time)

Entry requirements: Candidates should normally hold a First or Upper Second class honours degree, or the overseas equivalent, plus a recognised Masters qualification in a relevant subject such as history, HSTM, science studies/STS, philosophy of science, museology or science communication. In certain circumstances, lower or less directly relevant qualifications supplemented by relevant work experience may be acceptable.

Course fees:

For entry in the academic year 2011-12, the tuition fees are estimated to be £6,400-£17,850 per annum for UK/EU students and £17,200-£28,600 per annum for international students (exact fees are still to be confirmed).  For general fees information please visit postgraduate fees .


Funding is available for well-qualified applicants via the Arts and Humanities Research Board (AHRC), Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Wellcome Trust. ESRC applicants normally require an ESRC-accredited Masters qualification such as the CHSTM MSc Research Methods in History of Science, Technology and Medicine. Other sources of funding are also available. Please refer to the Centre for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine (CHSTM)website for further details.

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Contact telephone: +44 (0)161 275 5608

How to apply: Apply online

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning

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