Research course

Media and Cultural Studies (PhD)

Lancaster University · Media, Film and Cultural Studies

Entry requirements

An upper second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant subject, including Sociology, Media Studies, Cultural Studies, Geography, Philosophy, Politics, Linguistics, Anthropology, and a viable research proposal.

Months of entry


Course content

Communication and Media Studies at Lancaster is ranked first in The Times and the Sunday Times Good University Guide Subject Rankings 2016 and studies of Media and Cultural Studies make up a strong component of research and teaching in the Sociology Department at Lancaster. You will be supervised by academics specialising in the analysis of power, value, identity and difference in contemporary media and cultural life. We offer supervision in areas as diverse as globalised culture, brands and commodities, queer theory, and platform culture.

Fees and funding

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Sociology Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1524 593148