Our regular standard of admission is at least an Upper Second Class Honours degree (2:1), although candidates will usually also have completed or be undertaking a Masters qualification.
- a straightforward, descriptive, and informative title
- the question that your research will address
- an account of why this question is important and worth investigating
- an assessment of how your own research will engage with recent study in the subject
- a brief account of the methodology and approach you will take
- a discussion of the primary sources that your research will draw upon, including printed books, manuscripts, archives, libraries, or museums
- an indicative bibliography of secondary sources that you have already consulted and/or are planning to consult
Months of entry
January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February
The Centre for Cultural Policy Research offers an outstanding research environment and high quality supervision experience from leading international experts in their fields.
As a dedicated postgraduate research and teaching centre, the Centre for Cultural Policy Research has a highly experienced team of postgraduate supervisors and is home to a thriving cohort of postgraduate research students. The Centre is also home to major externally ESRC and AHRC funded research projects and is closely linked to CREATe the UK Research Councils' centre for copyright and new business models in the creative economy. These projects and the researchers working on them all contribute to the research culture and interact with PG students through a programme of workshops and seminars.
We welcome applications to undertake studies for higher degrees in the following broad areas of staff interest and specialist.
- creativity and innovation in the cultural and media industries
- cultural and national identities and communications in the global context
- communication and media studies
- evaluation of the social impact of arts intervention
- evidence-based policy-making
- media management and media economics
- media regulation and cultural policy in the UK and EU
- social media, journalism and sport.
Start dates are set by both the supervisor and the department. As such some PHD options will have fixed start dates (likely January/October) and others have a rolling intake. For more details please contact the relevant department.
Information for international students
Fees and funding
- College of Arts Graduate School funding opportunities
- Eligibility and submission details : closing date is Friday 15 December 2017
- Eligibility and application details : closing date is Friday 15 December 2017 (we must also have received your PhD application by this date)
Qualification and course duration
MLitt by research
Course contact details