Research course

Cultural and Media Studies

Keele University · Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Entry requirements

Normally require a Masters degree in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Professional research training through devising and implementing a research project, undertaking formal and informal training in subject-specific and transferable skills, and professional development activities.

Research students meet supervisor once weekly. Joint supervisory system for PhD students. Applicants whose interests cross traditional field boundaries/inter-disciplinary encouraged.

Department specialisms

See the RI website: Cultural Theory, Globalisation, Cultural History, Film studies

Information for international students

English Language proficiency required. Keele has research students from over 50 different countries. We offer a safe campus environment, with guaranteed accommodation for all full time postgraduate students who apply by 30 June. Support specifically for international students includes an International Students Support Officer and free English language support.

Fees and funding

All sponsorship opportunities are listed on the Graduate School website
Prospective applicants are advised to look regularly from January onwards to see if there are any opportunities available in your field.
Key sponsors: AHRC, Research Institute for Humanities,

Qualification and course duration


full time
24-48 months
part time
48-84 months


part time
24-36 months
full time
12-24 months

Course contact details

Mrs Susan Farrington
+ 44 (0)1782 734256