Research course

Race, Representation and Cultural Identity Group

Institution
Cardiff University · Cardiff School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

Normally a good undergraduate degree is required (a first or exceptionally a 2.1) and candidates will usually have successfully completed an MA degree.

Months of entry

January, October, July, April

Course content

Cardiff welcomes applications from students interested in researching for a PhD or MPhil in the specialist areas below. The school provides training and a high level of support, and the postgraduate community contributes vitally to the University's international reputation for research.

All students are required to attend and pass two modules which run in the first year of study - Methods and Approaches in Postgraduate Research in Semester One, and Contemporary Cultural and Social Theory in Semester Two.

Part-time opportunities may be available in exceptional circumstances; please contact the School for more details.

This group examines media representation of asylum seekers, asylum and gender, and the socio-cultural construction of non-citizens; it looks, in particular, at the representation of the asylum seeker and the refugee in government policy, law, social welfare, literature, film and media. Members of this Group have also done extensive work on broader issues of racism and representation.

Information for international students

International students pursuing part-time programmes of study are not eligible for Tier 4 General Student) visas and must have alternative leave to remain in the UK if they intend to study at the University in person.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
possible months

MPhil

part time
possible months
full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Paul Bowman
Email
BowmanP@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 6797