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  • Qualification

    MPhil - Master of Philosophy

  • Location

    Arts University Bournemouth

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-SEP-21

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Overview

Research degrees are awarded in recognition of significant contributions to knowledge and scholarship produced through the development of original research through supervised, self-directed study.

Research Degree supervision is offered within or across both theoretical and practice-based programmes in art and architecture; design including fashion and textiles; film and animation; and performance; where AUB can provide appropriately qualified supervision.

Our research degrees are awarded through our partnership with the University of the Arts London.

Course outline

The format of study for a research degree (MPhil/PhD) is very different from a taught degree. As a research student, you will engage in a programme of independent research and/or practice based work. Following discussion with the Director of Studies you will be assigned one, or sometimes two, second supervisors with whom you will plan your programme of research and with whom you will have regular tutorials to support your study throughout your time as a student.

Your research may combine the practice, theory and /or history of your specialist area and you will be guided in your study to define clearly and persuasively what is original and innovative about your chosen topic and how best to present and disseminate your arguments and findings, whether this is substantially a written thesis or via a combination of practice (for example, exhibition, installation) and text-based critique.

Because of the individual nature of your study, your requirements (for example, for studio space or other specialist resources) will be discussed with your supervisor.

As well as tutorials with your supervisors, you will participate in a programme of research methods training. In your first year of registration, there will be three separate weeks attendance in London at the University of the Arts London Research Network (RNUAL).

This will be complemented by a separate programme to be attended regularly at AUB. Workshops will be provided, for example, on preparing a research proposal, presentation skills and writing skills. The doctorate must represent a more substantial individual achievement and demonstrate recognisably greater depth than an MPhil.

Research degree supervisors

Research Degree supervision is offered within or across both theoretical and practice-based programmes in art and architecture; design including fashion and textiles; film and animation; and performance; where AUB can provide appropriately qualified supervision.

Application deadline

30 May 2020, 31 May 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 19,930per year

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

University information

Arts University Bournemouth

  • University League Table

    48th

  • Campus address

    Arts University Bournemouth, Wallisdown, Poole, Poole, BH12 5HH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 59 3

    13th out of 86 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 220
    123 62%

    31st

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    30th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.28 86%

    12th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    148 66%

    20th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    80 80%

    4th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.11 82%

    35th

    23

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