Dual Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree in the field of History, with Instituto Mora, in Mexico

Program Learning Outcomes for the Dual PhD Degree in the field of History, with Instituto Mora, in Mexico

Upon completing the Dual PhD program in the field of History with Instituto Mora, students will be able to: 

  1. Write and present orally at the level expected for PhD students at Instituto Mora and Rice.  
  2. Be widely read in historical literature relevant to their research topic in English and Spanish.  
  3. Work in archives and libraries in the United States and Mexico.   
  4. Do original research in relevant primary sources in both languages.   
  5. Understand two distinct academic traditions and learn from both.   

Requirements for the Dual PhD Degree in the field of History, with Instituto Mora, in Mexico

For general university requirements, please see Doctoral Degrees. For additional requirements, regulations, and procedures for all graduate programs, please see All Graduate Students

Rice will award the PhD Degree in the field of History to Instituto Mora students who have successfully completed the following requirements: 

  1. Passed their comprehensive examinations and been admitted to candidacy at Instituto Mora. 
  2. Completed 6 graduate level courses at Rice, of which one must be HIST 575, one must be a History Graduate Research seminar, and one must be a History Graduate Reading seminar. 
  3. Written a thesis in the language of their home institution and a summary in English that is equivalent in style, scholarship, and length to an academic journal article. 
  4. Successfully presented the thesis, and the summary, in English, to a faculty panel at Rice. 
  5. Successfully defended the thesis at Instituto Mora. 

The Instituto Mora will award the Doctorado en Historia Moderna y Contemporánea to Rice students who have successfully completed the following requirements: 

  1. Passed their comprehensive examinations and been admitted to candidacy at Rice. 
  2. Completed 8 graduate-level courses at Mora, of which must include Teoría de la Historia; Seminarios de tesis I and II; 2 courses chosen from any of these categories: Teoría Antropológica, Teoría Social, Teoría del Derecho, or Teoría Económica, and 3 additional graduate seminars. 
  3. Written a thesis in the language of their home institution and a summary in Spanish that is equivalent in style, scholarship and length to an academic journal article. 
  4. Successfully defended the doctoral thesis at Rice. 

 Summary 

Total Credit Hours Required for the PhD Degree in the field of History90

Policies for the Dual PhD Degree in the field of History, with Instituto Mora, in Mexico

Department of History Graduate Program Handbook

The General Announcements (GA) is the official Rice curriculum. As an additional resource for students, the Department of History publishes a graduate program handbook, which can be found here: https://gradhandbooks.rice.edu/2019_20/History_Graduate_Handbook.pdf

Additional Information

For additional information, please see the History website: https://history.rice.edu/.

Opportunities for the Dual PhD Degree in the field of History, with Instituto Mora, in Mexico

Additional Information

For additional information, please see the History website: https://history.rice.edu/.

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