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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Newcastle University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    36 months

Course summary

Our digital media research is committed to transdisciplinarity, creative digital practice, the intersection of art and sciences, social technologies and public engagement.

The Digital Media PhD is part of the Fine Art programme of study. We offer PhD supervision in two main areas of digital media.

Digital arts practice includes topics such as:

emerging technologies and experimental practice
art and science practice
transdisciplinary practice
interactivity and human-computer interaction in arts practice
data visualisation and creative practice
affective computing and creative practice
applied philosophy
philosophy of cognition
contemporary art and media theory
new production environments and living labs
open source culture and creativity
crowdsourcing and creativity

Digital media in museum, gallery and heritage settings, includes topics such as:

online museum, gallery and heritage experiences
social software and its implications for the cultural sector
design and use of mobile, personal and ubiquitous technologies in cultural settings
study and understanding of social museum experiences
theory and practice of visitor studies
ethnographic and ethnomethodological approaches in the study of museum experiences.

Tuition fees

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£ 18,000per year

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University information

Newcastle University

  • University League Table

    37th

  • Campus address

    Newcastle University, King’s Gate, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, NE1 7RU, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    9th out of 97 6

    31st out of 113 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    149 74%

    11th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65.0 65%

    26th

    19
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.99 80%

    44th

    12
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    140 63%

    38th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92.0 92%

    19th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.89 78%

    61st

    32

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