If you want the flexibility to choose your own research path, this course is ideal. You will follow a course of independent study, supported by our expert staff. The friendly research community will encourage you to develop your skills and expand your intellectual horizons. This could be through taking part in interdisciplinary research, contributing to research seminars, or organising conferences. Our staff are here to support you, offering a diverse range of expertise across many periods of history, from c. 800 BCE to the present day, across Africa, South Asia, East Asia, Europe and North America. You can choose to specialise in a range topics, from Medieval Europe to the 1970s US.