You will need: a minimum classification of 2.1 in a first degree (or equivalent); and, preferably, a Masters degree (or Masters degree pending); and (if English is not your first language) appropriate English Language qualifications (you will normally be required to achieve minimum IELTS scores of 6.5 or equivalent). You will also need to have the commitment and motivation to undertake a sustained programme of independent and self-directed study and training as a researcher.
Months of entry
Course contentBased within our Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, our research programme in Visual Culture is home to a unique multi-disciplinary programme based around the belief that visual literacy, and the impact of visual forms of thinking and working now play a significant role in our contemporary society.
The Visual Culture research cluster is composed of academics, curators, practitioners, museum educators, and consultants with research expertise across a range of historical, theoretical, and practice-led forms of inquiry.
Our research themes include:
Visual Culture Studies in Europe;
Culture as Education;
Spiritualism and Technology;
and New Media Theory.
Information for international students
If English is not your first language you must demonstrate English language skills to the equivalent of IELTS 6.5 at commencement. We will then expect you to undertake courses to develop your English language competence to the equivalent of IELTS 7.0 in your first year of study.
Fees and fundingPlease find details of fees and the range of funding opportunities (including studentships) available through the University on our website.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Research Admissions
- +44 (0)20 7911 5731