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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Glasgow

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

Our outward-looking, multi-disciplinary research activities are based on high-quality, challenging and flexible graduate programmes.

OVERVIEW

We offer postgraduate research students a wide range of options for independent study, from one-year taught degrees to three-year doctoral programmes. In undertaking such a programme, you will be joining a thriving and vibrant postgraduate community. We welcome students from a variety of backgrounds, working on areas of specialist interest using methods from the arts, humanities and social sciences, including, where appropriate, research through practice.

Topics in which we would welcome postgraduate research include:

  • Dramaturgical Practices/Playwriting
  • Contemporary European Theatre/Performance Practices
  • Live Art / Interdisciplinary Arts Practice
  • Media & Digital Arts
  • Ecology/Environment/Heritage
  • History/Historiography
  • Queer/Gender Theory
  • Social/Political Arts Practices and Theory

Theatre, Film and Television Studies and the Centre for Cultural Policy Research (environment) was rated joint first place and in the Top 20 for (overall and outputs) in the latest research excellence framework (REF 2014).

Thesis length: 70,000-100,000 words, including references, bibliography and appendices (other than documentary appendices).

A Doctor of Philosophy may be awarded to a student whose thesis is an original work making a significant contribution to knowledge in, or understanding of, a field of study and normally containing material worthy of publication.

Tuition fees

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£ 19,350per year

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

University information

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University of Glasgow

  • University League Table

    16th

  • Campus address

    University of Glasgow, The Fraser Building, 65 Hillhead Street, Glasgow, Glasgow, City Of, G12 8QQ, Scotland

A wide range of international scholarships are available including International Excellence scholarships and postgraduate awards.
Meet students from across the university with over 250 clubs and societies available – ranging from international student societies to the Harry Potter society.
Pre-sessional English language provision available prior to starting university, and English language support options throughout the duration of study.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 103 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 196
    190 100%

    1st

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54.0 54%

    47th

    27
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    45th

    28

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