Research course

Interdisciplinary Studies

University of Warwick · Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies

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Entry requirements

2:i undergraduate degree and a Master's (or equivalent) in a relevant subject.

Months of entry


Course content

As a PhD candidate within CIM, you will be part of a thriving research culture. You will have the opportunity to work with emerging and well-established academics and to share, develop and discuss your research. Through regular seminars, events and training workshops, our graduates are equipped with a wide range of academic and professional skills. We welcome research proposals that are highly interdisciplinary and methodologically innovative, and which focus on the Centre's main research themes: Applications, Interfaces and Gestures; Change and Continuity; Experiments in Participation; and Method and Methodology.

Areas for PhD supervision

Actor Network Theory; Big Data and Society; Branding and Consumer Culture; Change and Continuity; Children and Childhood; Cities and Urban Change; Complexity Theory; Computational Cultures; Critical Realism; Critical and Cultural Theory; Cultural Economy; Curatorial Practice; Digital Art; Digital Humanities; Digital Mapping; Digital Methodologies; Digital Play; Digital Research Methods; Digital Publishing; Feminist and Cultural Theory; Food; GIS and Spatial Dynamics; Interdisciplinary Methodologies; Interface Criticism; Media Theory; Neoliberalism; Network Politics; Open Source and Free Culture; Philosophy of Technology; Sociology of Culture; Software Studies; Time and Temporality; Social Life of Data; Visualisation.

Information for international students

English Language requirement: IELTS 7.0, Band B. For more guidance on English language requirements please visit this page.

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,347 (full-time)
International students
£17,900 (full-time)

For more information on funding please visit our Postgraduate fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MPhil/PhD
    full time
    36-48 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    36-84 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)24 7652 4585