School of Historical Studies

Pathway Leader(s):

Esther Briethoff

Sarah Marks

Team Members:

Prof Jason Peacey

Dr Janet Weston 

Alice Stevenson

Kalliopi Fouseki

Veysel Apaydin

Prospective candidates can contact the pathway leader or team members for further information.

Training Routes

See table below for training routes and institutions available for this pathway.  

ESRC studentships at the UBEL DTP are structured around the following routes: 1+3, +3, 2+3 and +4 funding. Please note that not all routes are available in all institutions or pathways. Click here for further information on funding routes. 

PathwayInstitutionTraining Route (1+3)(2+3)(+3)(+4)
History and Heritage StudiesBirkbeckArchaeological Practicex x 
History and Heritage StudiesBirkbeckHeritage and Museum Studiesx x 
History and Heritage StudiesBirkbeckHistoryx x 
History and Heritage StudiesUCLCultural heritage studiesx x 
History and Heritage StudiesUCL Public Archaeologyx x 
History and Heritage StudiesUCL Museology Educationx x 
History and Heritage StudiesUCL History  x 
History and Heritage StudiesUCLInstitute of Americas  x 
History and Heritage StudiesLSHTMCentre for History in public healthx   

The pathway covers three institutions with highly-regarded research centres, including UCL History, Institutes of Archaeology, Sustainable Heritage, Americas; LSHTM Centre for History in Public Health; Birkbeck History, Classics and Archaeology.

The field is highly interdisciplinary with national and global collaboration and there are many opportunities to work with other UBEL pathways and groups.

Studentship Competitions

UBEL offers fully funded and co-funded ESRC studentships. Follow link below to discover current opportunities.