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Critical Theory and Cultural Studies PhD

University of Nottingham

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University Park Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    FEB-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Join a rapidly expanding department with international connections and research expertise in modern theory, political philosophy, cultural, literary, media and film studies.

Research overview

The Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies welcomes applications from students who wish to pursue a PhD or MPhil in the areas of film and television studies, cultural studies, media studies and critical theory.

Much of our work is interdisciplinary and draws upon staff expertise in modern theory, political philosophy, cultural, literary, media and film studies, both in the department and in the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies of which it is part.

Our diverse research community provides a stimulating environment for postgraduates. The interdisciplinary approach is enhanced by the network of staff interested in and contributing to critical theory and cultural studies programmes from across the Faculty of Arts. We have a substantial number of postgraduate students from numerous different cultures, ensuring a cosmopolitan and international study environment.

Research areas

Our postgraduate students are currently researching on a broad range of topics including:

  • Waste and Consumer Society
  • Baudrillard and Architecture
  • Lacan and Realism
  • Deleuze and Music
  • Foucault in the Humanities
  • Hybridity in Argentinian and English Literature and Culture
  • Memory, Place, Imagination and Fiction
  • Suicide Authors: A Deconstructive Study
  • Globalisation and National Cinema

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Nottingham

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, England

The university offers a range of scholarships specifically for international applicants studying at any level.
A large number of courses at the university include a placement or work experience element, ensuring that students receive first-hand professional experience.
The university runs a free welcome programme for new international students from outside the EU joining the University of Nottingham in September every year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 106

    21st out of 102 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    151 73%

    21st

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    11th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    84th

    10
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    138 70%

    28th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    35th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    45th

    4

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