PhD in Media and Communications

  • South East, All EnglandSouth East, All England


PhD in Media and Communications

Explore how media figures in everyday life, politics and culture. You’ll work with expert faculty guiding and supervising you throughout your research project. You’ll join an active research culture engaged in rigorous critical and historical studies of a wide range of media cultures.

Areas of Study

We particularly welcome research proposals in areas such as:

  • social and cultural analysis of media forms, institutions and practices
  • media representation and media audiences
  • advertising and consumption
  • feminist, queer and activist media studies
  • media histories and theories
  • visual, audiovisual and sound cultures.

Projects can be co-supervised with faculty in other subject areas as appropriate.

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Entry Requirements

Degree requirements

You’re normally expected to have a Merit (an average of 60% overall) in a Masters degree and an upper second-class (2.1) undergraduate honours degree.

Subject-specific requirements

Your qualification should be in a subject relevant to your chosen area of research. You may also be considered for the degree if you have other professional qualifications or experience of equivalent standing.


This programme is self-funded

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