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Entry requirements

A minimum of a 2:1 honours degree (or equivalent international qualification) in a related subject.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

Creative Arts is a thriving research community with a proven record for both creative and scholarly outputs of international excellence in the fields of the arts.

Based within the School of Design and Creative Arts, Loughborough University Creative Arts comprises the disciplines of drama, fine art, graphic communication, illustration and textiles, with additional expertise in animation, photography, creative writing and art history.

Our research takes place both through individual scholarship and in collaboration with UK and global research partners. We investigate new directions in both the creation and the analysis of a wide range of cultural forms. Our PhD programme allows for either a text-based research project, or for a practice-based one.

We are committed to knowledge transfer and knowledge exchange projects and use our research strengths to form links with the creative industries. This has developed an entrepreneurial side to our activities and fostered a range of productive and effective knowledge transfer partnerships.

Information for international students

Applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Further details are available on the International website.

Fees and funding

Please see our website for a list of research degree funding options.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)1509 228901