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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of West London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    MAY-21, SEP-21, JAN-22

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Overview

The London School of Film, Media and Design offers a PhD in Media by individual research within the areas of expertise of the School’s?teaching staff. ?These include Media Studies, Media Arts,?Media History and Theory,?and? Media Archaeology.?

The combination of theoretical and practical research specialisms in the department means we can support either a written or practice-based PhD in Media, which could include elements of archival research or film practice. Many of our academics have highly active research backgrounds in a variety of subjects. We offer expert supervision across a wide range of topics.

About PhD study

This course is available for you to study either on a full-time or part-time basis and you have the flexibility to switch should you need to.

A PhD is founded on independent research. You will undertake a systematic and in-depth exploration of your chosen topic to produce a substantial body of knowledge and make an original and important contribution to the subject area.

T

he support provided by your supervisory team will be vital to your student experience and scholarly advancement. You and your supervisors will have regular one-to-one meetings which will provide you with opportunities to develop your research topic and discuss your progress.

Career

Studying for a PhD enables you to develop an area of specialism that will give you an edge whether you are planning to work in industry or to develop expertise to teach in academia. By the end of your research degree you will be able to articulately apply these skills to enhance your career path.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 13,250per 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 West London

  • University League Table

    77th

  • Campus address

    University of West London, St Mary's Road, Ealing, W5 5RF, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    80th out of 97 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    108 54%

    67th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    61 61%

    53rd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.96 79%

    60th

    32

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