The School of Creative Studies and Media welcomes applications from well-qualified graduates who wish to engage in research for the degree of Practice-Led Research PhD/MPhil which combines a piece of creative practice such as media/performance work plus a dissertation/piece of critical work.
The environment in Bangor couldn’t be better for studying at postgraduate level. You will be joining a vibrant postgraduate community and a School with significant experience in teaching the creative industries at postgraduate level.
PhD: 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time; MPhil: 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
PhD/MPhil study is available in subjects across the whole spectrum of the Creative Industries, with potential research or practice-led research specialisms in:
You only need to take one of these language tests:
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We would normally expect students starting a PhD or MPhil to hold a first class or a good second-class undergraduate degree. In many cases PhD and MPhil applicants have studied to MA level, though this is not compulsory.
We are able to accept students on a distance-learning basis, but they should have already acquired the skills taught in the introductory seminars, or should make arrangements to attend equivalent seminars at another institution, at their own expense. Students whose first language is not English are expected to have achieved a TOEFL score of at least 600, with a TWE (written score) of 4; or an IELTS score of at least 7+.
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