Research course

Culture, Media and Creative Industries Research

King's College London · Centre for Cultural, Media and Creative Industries Research

Entry requirements

Applicants will normally have:

  • a strong undergraduate degree ideally a Bachelors Degee with 1st Class honours (or international equivalent)
  • A Master's degree with high Merit/Distinction (or international equivalent), with particularly high results (70% in the UK system)in the dissertation.

Application is very competitive for these programmes, so meeting these requirements will not guarantee entry: the research proposal, and the fit with staff expertise, is the critical criterion for our assessment of an application.

Applicants with relevant work/life experience who do not strictly meet the academic entry requirements may also be considered.

Months of entry


Course content

CMCI carries out world-leading research across the field of culture, media and the analysis of particular creative industries.Specialisms include cultural work, creative cities, visual cultures, popular culture, cultural and creative industries policy, cultural management, entrepreneurship and cultural production, cultural regeneration,cultural history, culture and identity, and inter-sectionally and culture. Our approach is international in perspective and is characterised by a productive engagement of the theoretical and empirical.

Department specialisms

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Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0) 20 7848 1649