A 2:1 honours degree and preferably a merit master's degree, or international equivalent.
Months of entry
Our digital media research is committed to transdisciplinarity, creative digital practice, the intersection of art and sciences, social technologies and public engagement.
We offer PhD supervision in two main areas of digital media.
Digital arts practice, led by Professor John Bowers, includes topics such as:
- emerging technologies and experimental practice
- art and science practice
- transdisciplinary practice
- interactivity and human-computer interaction in arts practice
- data visualisation and creative practice
- affective computing and creative practice
- applied philosophy
- philosophy of cognition
- contemporary art and media theory
- new production environments and living labs
- open source culture and creativity
- crowdsourcing and creativity
Digital media in museum, gallery and heritage settings, led by Dr Areti Galani, includes topics such as:
- online museum, gallery and heritage experiences
- social software and its implications for the cultural sector
- design and use of mobile, personal and ubiquitous technologies in cultural settings
- study and understanding of social museum experiences
- theory and practice of visitor studies
- ethnographic and ethnomethodological approaches in the study of museum experiences
Information for international students
To study this course you need to meet our Band 7 English Language requirements: Direct Entry: IELTS 6.5 overall (with a minimum of 6.0 in all sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a Pre-sessional English Language course.
Fees and funding
See our programme fees and funding web page.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- School of Arts and Cultures
- +44 (0)191 208 6525