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PhD opportunities

In broad terms our research interests can be grouped under the following headings (although this list does not exclude other areas):

  • International Security  
  • European Politics  
  • Military History  
  • Terrorism Studies and Counter-insurgency  
  • Intelligence Studies (including history of intelligence)  
  • The History of the Cold War  

(Prospective students are also advised to examine staff members’ research specialisms and ask them whether they may be interested in a particular topic.)

Recent PhD research has been funded by a number of bodies, among them the University of Salford Pathways to Excellence Fund and the Graduate Teaching Scheme, the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the Monica Cockfield Trust.

North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership

Currently available funded PhD studentships for 2019-20