Research course

Media and Cultural Studies

Institution
University of Worcester · Institute of Humanities and Creative Arts
Qualifications
MPhil/PhD

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Entry requirements

MPhil - First or Second Class Honours Degree or equivalent award in an appropriate discipline or appropriate research or professional experience which has resulted in appropriate evidence of achievement.

PhD - A Postgraduate Masters Degree in a discipline which is appropriate to the proposed programme of study or First or Upper Second Class Honours Degree or equivalent award in an appropriate discipline or the applicant has appropriate research or professional experience at postgraduate level which has resulted in published work, written reports or other appropriate evidence of achievement

Months of entry

January, October

Course content

We welcome applications to undertake research towards MPhil and PhD degrees in Media and Cultural Studies.

Research at Worcester has grown significantly in the last 10 years as the University itself has expanded. As a research student you will join a vibrant student community in our Research School and become part of our dynamic research environment.

School of Humanities

The School of Humanities has a strong mix of academics with a high degree of professional and personal experience, enabling you to get the most out of your programme. Our staff have expertise in fields including: environmental representation in popular media and culture; gender studies, including body image; children in contemporary media; folk horror, fairy tales, mythology and legend in film; cult and horror cinema; and postmodern film theory.

Supervision areas

The School of Humanities has a strong mix of academics with a high degree of professional and personal experience, enabling you to get the most out of your programme. Our staff have expertise in fields including: environmental representation in popular media and culture; gender studies, including body image; children in contemporary media; folk horror, fairy tales, mythology and legend in film; cult and horror cinema; and postmodern film theory.

Resources

With study space and IT provision in the Research Office, and access to the University of Worcester’s virtual resources and state of the art library facilities, the Media, Culture, and Film Studies team at Worcester have an excellent range of resources to support your learning and research project. Our current research projects include the ‘abhuman’ in multi-volume vampire fiction.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Research School
Email
research@worc.ac.uk
Phone
01905 542182