Research course

History of Art and Film

Institution
University of Leicester · Department of History of Art and Film
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

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Entry requirements

You must hold a UK undergraduate (Bachelor's) degree with at least First-Class or Upper Second-Class honours or an equivalent qualification from a recognised overseas institution. We would also normally expect applicants to hold a Master's degree but this may not always be necessary.

Months of entry

January, April, July, October

Course content

We offer PhD and MPhil supervision in History of Art and Film in areas compatible with the research interests of our academic staff including:

Art and Architectural History and Theory:

  • Italian Art, from the Early Renaissance through to the Baroque
  • Art Theory

History of Film, Television and Comics:

  • British and American cinema history, from production to reception
  • Popular culture, video games, comics and the serial across media
  • Contemporary American film and television, the family on-screen, gender, and costume/fashion
  • East Asian cinema

Fees and funding

See current studentships and funding.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72-78 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36-42 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • MPhil
    part time
    48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
History of Art and Film
Email
artsphd@le.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)116 252 2866