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Research degrees in the School of Archaeology and Ancient History
Are you considering a PhD?
The School of Archaeology & Ancient History at the University of Leicester provides exceptional opportunities for doctoral research degrees, in a wide variety of areas in archaeology and ancient history. You would be joining a thriving department and doctoral research community!
Our staff have wide experience in supervising successful PhD topics ranging from prehistoric landscapes to Roman urban change, from faunal assemblages in early Holocene California to medieval fortified centres in Central Europe, and from warfare and violence among the Anasazi to early modern religious devotion.
Please see the staff details to see areas of expertise and interest and visit the listings of current PhD topics to see the range of active PhD research with the School; do contact us to discuss areas that you might like to work on. Our students are supported by excellent University and library facilities and by departmental space, equipment and materials. We pride ourselves on close and fruitful supervision and support.
Exceptionally, our research degrees are available either through campus-based study here in Leicester, or potentially anywhere else in the world via distance learning: