Staff from the Centre are currently supervising research students in a wide range of topics.

PhD study opportunities

Staff from the Centre are supervising PhD students in a range of different topics, and are willing to provide supervision in the following areas of research:

  • All aspects of British maritime history from the Middle Ages to today.
  • Business history and maritime trade.
  • Port cities and communities.
  • Mariners' welfare and education.
  • Naval history from the Middle Ages to the present day, in particular, the connections between naval, political, social, economic and other histories.
  • Naval leadership from the late-seventeenth century to the mid-twentieth century.
  • British naval administration and logistics.
  • Mediterranean maritime history from the middle ages to the eighteenth century.
  • African maritime history and African port cities.

Further details about Postgraduate Study at the University of Exeter are available from the Postgraduate study web pages.