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Welcome to our current student pages for PhD degrees.

Your first point of contact in the Department of History is Beky Hasnip, the Postgraduate Support Manager, located in Room 1.13 in Jessop West. The department office is open every day from 10.00-12.30pm and from 1.30-4.00pm. Beky Hasnip may also be telephoned on 0114 22 22552. The general departmental telephone number is 0114 222 2555.

New students - if you need to refer to any of our registration information you'll find it on our registration webpage.


Supervision report form

You must be logged into MUSE. 


PhD programme

Find out about how the PhD programme works including objectives, supervision, attendance and undertaking part-time work during your studies.

Skills development and the DDP

Whether you want to develop your skills and knowledge in a particular area or just want a bit of support, the University has a range of services to help you.

Important dates

Key events and deadlines that you'll need to be aware of throughout the academic year. 

Academic facilities and resources

Find out about key facilities and resources including the graduate research centre, library and computing facilities.

Financial resources and prizes

Information about sources of financial support for your research.

Careers and work experience

Find out how the Department and the University can support your future career as well as how to gain work experience through teaching or undertaking a postgraduate internship.

What if I need some help?

Find out about what to do if you're ill and how we can support you if you experience any difficulties during your studies.

Heath and Safety

Information about safely working practises and accessing the Department out of office hours.

Get involved and have your say

Find out about the departmental research culture and how to get involved in the postgraduate community as well as how to have your say through evaluations and being a student rep.

Contact us

Where to find key contact information and find us on social media.