Research course

Interdisciplinary Studies

University of Warwick · Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies

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.

Our staff have the following further research expertise:
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

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Fees and funding

UK students
£4,191 (estimated)
International students

There are several funding opportunities available for students applying for this course. These include external awards, wider University awards and departmental scholarships. Details can be found here:

Qualification and course duration


full time
36-48 months
part time
84 months


part time
84 months
full time
36-48 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)24 7652 4585