Research course

Liverpool Screen School - Postgraduate Research Opportunities

Institution
Liverpool John Moores University · Liverpool Screen School
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

If you are applying for an MPhil or an MPhil/PhD you should normally have, or be expecting to obtain, a first or upper second-class Honours degree in a relevant subject.

If you are applying for a PhD direct you must:

  • have a Masters degree with a research dissertation in a relevant subject
  • have had research training directly related to the PhD project

If you have qualifications other than those above, your application will be considered individually on merit. Appropriate research and previous experience will be taken into account.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

Explore excellent postgraduate research opportunities at the Liverpool Screen School and benefit from a learning environment at the forefront of contemporary developments and a team of experts who regularly contribute to international initiatives.

  • Study for three years full time or up to six years part time
  • Join a School known for its internationally-acclaimed research
  • Explore the availability of research scholarships
  • Enjoy expert supervision and researcher training
  • Benefit from excellent facilities and great industry connections

Your programme route will depend on your qualifications and experience. Most students complete their PhD via progression from MPhil.

You can study for an MPhil full time over one or two years or part time over two to four years. Progressing from an MPhil (and including MPhil registration), you can study for a PhD full time over 33 to 48 months or part time over 45 to 84 months. If you are taking a direct route PhD, you can study full time over two to three years or part time over three to six years.

Student support

The University offers a comprehensive induction programme and a varied programme of generic skills training opportunities.

You will be allocated up to three supervisors (including a Director of Studies) who will work with you during your research.

Throughout your studies, you will also have the support of LJMU’s Graduate School which offers expert advice and guidance to those enrolled on MPhil and PhD programmes.

Information for international students

LJMU will be awarding a range of generous international scholarships for students enrolling at the University in September. Please contact LJMU’s International Team by visiting www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/international-students for more information and advice.

Fees and funding

Securing funding can be one of the main hurdles you face when considering postgraduate research. However, help is available. LJMU has a team of fees and funding experts who can offer advice based on your personal circumstances. You can contact them on 0151 904 6056/6057 or via studentadvice@ljmu.ac.uk

You may also wish to contact the Liverpool Screen School direct about locally available funding opportunities.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

part time
72 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Course Enquiries
Email
courses@ljmu.ac.uk
Phone
0151 231 5090