Research course

Research Degrees in the Research Institute for Media, Arts and Performance

University of Bedfordshire · Division of Media, Arts and Performance
MA by researchMPhilPhD

Entry requirements

You will have the minimum of a first or upper second class Honours degree of a university of other institution with degree-awarding powers in the United Kingdom, or equivalent in a relevant discipline.

You will also need to demonstrate high levels of potential and motivation for research. International applications will need to meet the requirements of the UKVI and University of Bedfordshire policy.

You are advised to check that you meet the English language requirements.

Months of entry

October, March

Course content

About the Institute

With a mature research base in media, and highly active exhibition culture in art and design, the institute welcomes applications for Master's by Research and PhDs. The institute hosts the Centre for International Media Analysis, Research and Consutlancy 'CIMARC'. It has research specialisms in new media publishing; cross-media integration; political communication; journalism; sport and the media; community radio; performance and creative writing.

The Research Institute for Media, Arts and Performance has research groups in:

  • Journalism
  • Interactive Media Group
  • Practice and Personal Research Group
  • Screen and Script: cross-media practice
The University welcomes research degree applications in the following areas:
  • Media, new media, social media
  • Journalism
  • Creative writing
  • Music technology
  • Film, adaptation
  • Dance, dance and technology, choreography
  • Performance analysis
  • Theatre
  • Intercultural performance
  • English literature
  • Travel writing

Fees and funding

For details on the financial support on offer at the University of Bedfordshire please visit our website.

Qualification and course duration

MA by research

full time
Variable months


full time
Variable months


full time
Variable months

Course contact details

Research Graduate School
0300 3300 073