PhD in Journalism and Public Relations

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PhD in Journalism and Public Relations

Join us for a PhD in Journalism and Public Relations. You’ll become part of the Media and Cultural Studies team contributing to a vibrant learning community. You’ll have access to quality-assured supervision. You’ll get opportunities to deliver lectures and produce articles for various media.

We’re a leading research unit at Newcastle University with a strong PhD culture. Our research environment supports world-leading, internationally excellent scholarship. Our approach is distinct and interdisciplinary, focusing across theoretical and applied areas.

Our research is characterised by a critical cultural studies approach. PhD supervision is normally available in multiple research areas. See more on our website.

Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree and preferably a merit master’s degree, or an international equivalent.

See full details on our website.

How To Apply

Start Dates

There are usually two possible start dates, although in some circumstances an alternative start date can be arranged:

  • September
  • January

Closing Dates

There is no application closing date for this course, but specific deadlines for funding may apply.

We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.

Specialised application information

You need to submit a research proposal with your application. This should be linked to the work of a supervisor or research group at the University. Read our guidelines for producing a research proposal (PDF: 41.5KB)

Who is eligible to apply?

This is a self funded opportunity.

Newcastle University Campus

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