School of History

Postgraduate study

The results of the Research Excellence Framework 2014 were published on December 18th 2014, and the School of History's research environment has been judged as fourth best - and coequal with Cambridge - in the UK.

The School of History at Queen Mary, University of London, offers an exciting range of Masters and Research degrees, taught by prizewinners and research leaders in their fields.

As a Russell Group(link is external) university, we pride ourselves on our friendly, collaborative atmosphere and the intellectual stimulation of our postgraduate courses.

Our location means that students can enjoy easy access to all the research libraries, archives and museums that London has to offer.

We have well-established and prestigious MA degrees in a diverse range of subjects.

We have compiled everything you need to know about the courses on offer, how to apply, financial information and what to expect from your MA.

Find out more about Masters courses

Our excellence in research makes us a popular choice for PhD study.

Academics at the School of History cover a diverse range of historical eras, topics and themes.

If you are considering a PhD at Queen Mary, find out more about the opportunities and support available to students, how to apply and how to secure funding.

Read our guide to Research degrees

Your postgraduate experience

We are committed to fostering an exciting, enjoyable and intellectually engaging environment.

Our Masters and PhD research students benefit from excellent facilities, academic support and development opportunities and a vibrant research culture.

Find out what to expect from your postgraduate experience