Normally a Masters degree with a Merit or equivalent in a subject relevant to your chosen area of research.
Months of entry
January, September, May
Join the growing research culture in Journalism Studies at Sussex and explore the practices, politics and impact of journalism in a wide range of contexts.
You’ll work with experienced faculty guiding and supervising you throughout your research project. We particularly welcome research proposals in:
- news journalism
- political communications
- journalism and the military
- journalism and intelligence
- investigative journalism
- media and protest.
Projects can be co-supervised by faculty in other subject areas as appropriate.
Information for international students
English language requirements
IELTS 6.5, with not less than 6.0 in each section.
English Language Support
Don’t have the English language level for your course? Find out more about our pre-sessional courses.
Additional information for international students
We welcome applications from all over the world. Find out about international qualifications suitable for our PhD degrees.
Visas and Immigration
Fees and funding
Please visit our website for latest fees information: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/phd/2017/media-film-and-music/journalism-studies-phd
Our aim is to ensure that every student who wants to study with us is able to despite financial barriers, so that we continue to attract talented and unique individuals: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/study/phd/fees-and-scholarships
Postgraduate Masters Loan
MPhil students might be eligible for a Postgraduate Masters Loan. This is not available for students registering for a PhD.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Jaime Huxtable
- +44 (0)1273 877215