Postgraduate Research Fellowship in Economic and Social History 2019, University of Glasgow, UK

University of Glasgow


July 01, 2019

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The Economic and Social History pathway represents the historical approach to the social sciences.  As such, it encompasses a very wide array of intellectual approaches and brings the particular rigour and demands of historical enquiry to a range of social science methodologies.

Specific programmes included in this pathway are

  • MSc in Global Economy
  • MSc in History
  • MSc in History (with an emphasis on the History of Medicine
  • MSc in Social History (jointly run by the University of Glasgow and the University of Strathclyde)

Core courses are specific to each of the MSc programmes, and include

  • training in historical methodology
  • quantitative methods
  • qualitative methods and/or social theory as appropriate

Upon completion of the MSc, students undertake PhD study, working closely with supervisors expert in the specific focus of their theses.



PhD:  3 years full-time; 5 years part-time. 

Final assessment involves the submission of a thesis of between 70,000 and 100,000 words and an oral examination (viva voce).



Our research degree applicants will usually possess a good Master’s degree (or overseas equivalent), with a significant component in economic and social history.

Your proposed research topic should be in an area in which supervision can be offered. You may find it helpful to search our staff research profiles.

Required documentation

Applicants should submit:

  • Transcripts/degree certificate 
  • Two references
  • A one-page research proposal
  • CV
  • Name of potential Supervisor

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June 03, 2019