Research course

Media and Communications

Institution
University of Sussex · School of Media, Film and Music
Qualifications
PhD

Entry requirements

You should normally have a merit (an average of 60% overall) in a Masters degree in a subject relevant to your chosen area of research. You may also be considered for the degree if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.

Months of entry

January, September, May

Course content

Explore how media figures in everyday life, politics and culture. You’ll work with expert faculty guiding and supervising you throughout your research project. You’ll join an active research culture engaged in rigorous critical and historical studies of a wide range of media cultures.

We particularly welcome research proposals in areas such as:

  • social and cultural analysis of media forms, institutions and practices
  • media representation and media audiences
  • advertising and consumption
  • feminist, queer and activist media studies
  • media histories and theories
  • visual, audiovisual and sound cultures.


Projects can be co-supervised with faculty in other subject areas as appropriate.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
48 months
part time
72 months

Course contact details

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Course Enquiries
Email
study@sussex.ac.uk