Research course

Critical Theory

University of Nottingham · Cultural Studies

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in an arts, humanities or social science subject.

Months of entry

January, December, November, October, September, August, July, June, May, April, March, February

Course content

The Department of Culture, Film and Media welcomes applications from students who wish to pursue MRes or PhD degrees in the areas of film and television studies, cultural studies, media studies and critical theory. These research programmes form a central and thriving part of the department’s activities, with over forty students currently enrolled, either full-time or part-time. Research students come to Nottingham from the UK and overseas, including the EU, the Middle and Far East, Latin America and the United States. With their diversity of cultural and disciplinary backgrounds, they constitute a rich, rewarding and supportive postgraduate community.

Information for international students

English language requirements: IELTS 7.0 (no less than 6.5 in any element).

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate and Research Office
+44 (0)115 846 8316