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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Portsmouth

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    OCT-20

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

If you're looking to take your skills in art and design into postgraduate research, our research degree programmes can help you achieve your ambitions. Within the School of Art, Design & Performance, our research explores visual and material culture, graphic and communication design, illustration and the art of the book, fashion & textiles, photography and the history and theory of art and design – and focuses on the role of art and design in social, cultural and historical contexts. Our PhD supervisors come from practical and theoretical backgrounds and are well positioned to support you in various research programmes or PhD practice. We encourage qualitative and practice-led research, using research skills such as historical research, semiotic analysis, user research, action research, iterative process and reflective practice.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,300per year

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University information

University of Portsmouth

  • University League Table

    61st

  • Campus address

    University of Portsmouth, University House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Portsmouth, PO1 2UP, England

Around 4,000 of the university’s 25,000 students come from 150 countries around the world, and the Global Community networking scheme helps them to meet.
The University of Portsmouth Global team is dedicated to supporting international students from enquiry, through application and arrival, to graduation.
International students can get specialist advice on matters including visas and immigration, settling in to the UK and adjusting to a new culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    30th out of 86 6

    52nd out of 102 7

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    123 55%

    57th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    88 88%

    1st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.45 89%

    5th

    11
  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    123 64%

    58th

    18
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.04 81%

    47th

    16

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