Postgraduate Students

PhD students

PhD candidates and recent graduates share their thoughts on postgraduate study within the School.

Video: Meet our postgraduate students - Fabio
Meet Fabio, a Classics PhD student. Edinburgh welcomes students from all different backgrounds and experiences. In this video Fabio tells us what he loves about his PhD here at Edinburgh and his life at the University.

Antonis - PhD in Classics

Antonis, PhD in Classics, enjoys reading ancient Greek poetry and looking at modern videogame receptions of classical mythology.

Joseph - PhD in Classics

Joseph completed his undergraduate and Masters degree at Edinburgh before going on to study for a PhD in Classics.

Monique - PhD in Archaeology

Monique, PhD in Archaeology, is a keen Harry Potter fan but also a lover of The Lord of the Rings, Marvel Comics and Tad Williams.

Madison - PhD in Classics

Making friends, falling in love with the city and the support and guidance of the department made Edinburgh the perfect fit for Classics PhD student, Madison.

Jonathan - PhD in History

The high quality of research and the varied courses on offer appealed to History PhD student, Jonathan.

Meg - PhD in Classics

A great experience as a Masters student convinced Meg to continue her studies with a PhD in Classics.

Mark - PhD in History

Mark graduated in 2016 with a PhD in twentieth century American political history.

Lisa - PhD in Archaeology

Lisa graduated with a PhD in archaeology and works with Historic Environment Scotland.