Taught course

Art and Design

University of Derby · College of Arts, Humanities and Education

Entry requirements

Please visit our website for information on entry requirements.

Months of entry

August, May

Course content

In the School of Arts we foster the next generation of researchers. We have a vibrant research community with existing topics of Ph.D. research in costume, painting, photography, sculpture, film, visual communication, music, scenography, creative ecologies, health and wellbeing, cultural value in the Arts. All of these enquiries are supervised by Research Excellence rated staff of 3* and above, of International and world leading standing.

In choosing to study with us you would be joining a select group of researchers working within the intellectual context of an established research context. The distinctive interdisciplinary make-up of our PhD programme encourages a freedom to pursue new and innovative directions, whilst being guided by experienced and leading academics.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months

Course contact details

Research Office
+44 (01332) 591060