Research course


Oxford Brookes University · School of Arts

Entry requirements

MA in relevant subject or (for pursuing Art Theory and Practice) significant professional experience.

Months of entry

January, September, April

Course content

Research students favouring a multidisciplinary approach are particularly welcome as are those interested in pursuing contemporary art practice and theory as a combined research project. Course may also award degrees for published work.

Our location provides access to some of the world's best libraries and research facilities, including the Bodleian library, Modern Art Oxford and the Ashmolean Museum

Department specialisms

British film industry, lottery funding; Popular song; Interdisciplinary arts practices; recorded music; Sonic art; Composition; Live electronics; Sound art; soundscape studies; Creative practice; Writing about art; Curatorial practice; Socially engaged practice; Social sculpture; Visual arts practice; Popular cinema; Opera and operatic studies; film audiences; European cinema; Film theory; Scottish art.

Information for international students

If your first language is not English, you must satisfy our English language requirements by providing us with evidence of a minimum: IELTS 7.0; TOEFL paper-based 600; TOEFL computer-based 250+; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) grade A or B.

Fees and funding

Funding opportunities can be found at: Finance

Qualification and course duration


full time
36-60 months
part time
48-72 months


part time
36-72 months
full time
24-60 months


full time
24-36 months
part time
36-48 months

Course contact details

Allison Stevens
+44 (0) 1865 48 4564