Research course

Critical Theory and Cultural Studies

University of Nottingham · Cultural Studies

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in an arts, humanities or social science subject; and a masters degree in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

February, April, July, October, December

Course content

Your opportunity to create original research in the fields of Critical Theory and Cultural Studies.

Much of our work is guided by a transnational and transcultural agenda.

With expert supervision from our interdisciplinary staff you'll be researching in an environment with a strong international perspective. This provides a stimulating and vibrant community with debate encouraged between staff and students.

Staff expertise

We have particular strengths in:

  • modern theory
  • political philosophy and politics
  • aesthetics
  • feminist, queer and gender studies
  • cultural, literary, media and visual studies
  • psychoanalysis
  • art history
  • postcolonial, sensory, science and technology studies

Research centres

The Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies is home to two research centres where much of the Critical Theory and Cultural Studies research activity takes place. You will be encouraged to get involved and contribute.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • PhD
    part time
    72 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44(0) 115 951 5151