Research course

Photographic Studies and Creative Imaging

De Montfort University · Imaging and Communication Design

Entry requirements

MPhil or MPhil with PhD transfer option - applicants normally have at least a second class honours degree from a British University or equivalent academic or professional qualification. International qualifications may also be acceptable. PhD - In addition to the above, PhD applicants normally have a UK masters degree or equivalent in a relevant subject area.

Months of entry


Course content

Research opportunities exist to explore specialist areas of photography and creative imaging in depth.

Department specialisms

Graphic Design Practice; Holography and Lenticular Imaging; Knowledge Media Design; Photographic Practice; Photographic History 1839-1915; Video Production

Information for international students

The University offers some bursaries and scholarships to international students. Please see our website below for details. English language tuition is available to overseas students both before and during their course of study.

Fees and funding

For details of possible funding, please visit the website of the

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC)

Qualification and course duration


part time
24-48 months
full time
12-24 months


part time
36-72 months
full time
24-36 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment, Faculty of Art and Design
0116 257 7555
0116 250 6281