PhD Studentship in the School of Histories, Languages & Cultures

  • Supervisors: TBC


The School of Histories, Languages and Cultures at the University of Liverpool is pleased to invite applications for one fees-only PhD studentship. This bursary provides three years of full-time funding at the home-student rate (£4,539 in 2021/22). This competition is open to all Home students who will be commencing PhD studies at the University of Liverpool in the autumn of 2021.

The School of Histories, Languages & Cultures, one of four Schools in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, is one of the largest and most diverse Schools in the University, exploring culture and society from the origins of humanity and ancient history to modern day politics. We work across a number of different disciplines, brought together by shared research interests in history and heritage, languages and literatures, power, conflict and resolution. The School includes the Departments of Archaeology, Classics and EgyptologyHistoryIrish StudiesModern Languages & Cultures; and Politics.

In order to be eligible for this fees-only studentship, you will need to have already applied for a PhD place at the University of Liverpool, to be based in one of the School’s five Departments, prior to the deadline for this competition. The award will be made on the basis of the academic merit of your University of Liverpool PhD application, and its alignment with the current research strengths of the School. To apply, please provide a CV and a paragraph of 250 words that explains how your programme of PhD study aligns with one (or more) of the following research centres or themes.

Research Centres

Research Themes

Any queries about this opportunity should be sent to Dr Martin Heale, School Director of Postgraduate Research (). For consideration, applications must be submitted by email to  by 5pm on Friday 19 February 2021.


Open to UK applicants

Funding information

Funded studentship

This fees-only PhD studentship provides three years of full-time funding at the home-student rate (£4,539 in 2021/22).