The Digital Media PhD at Newcastle University is part of the Fine Art programme of study. We offer PhD supervision in two main areas of digital media.
Digital arts practice, led by Professor John Bowers, includes topics such as:
- emerging technologies and experimental practice
- art and science practice
- transdisciplinary practice
- interactivity and human-computer interaction in arts practice
- data visualisation and creative practice
- affective computing and creative practice
- applied philosophy
- philosophy of cognition
- contemporary art and media theory
- new production environments and living labs
- open source culture and creativity
- crowdsourcing and creativity.
Digital media in museum, gallery and heritage settings, led by Dr Areti Galani, includes topics such as:
- online museum, gallery and heritage experiences
- social software and its implications for the cultural sector
- design and use of mobile, personal and ubiquitous technologies in cultural settings
- study and understanding of social museum experiences
- theory and practice of visitor studies
- ethnographic and ethnomethodological approaches in the study of museum experiences.
You have access to top quality facilities at the University's Culture Lab. Culture Lab’s facilities include a stock of film cameras and editing suites, as well as motion-capture, animation and sound-mixing technology.
- Digital Media
- 36 months
- 72 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts.
DisciplinesVisual Arts Film, Photography & Media View 38 other PhDs in Film, Photography & Media in United Kingdom
- A 2:1 honours degree and preferably a merit master's degree, or international equivalent.
International18000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18000 EUR per year during 36 months.
National4407 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4407 EUR per year during 36 months.
Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
See Fees and Funding tab in the Programme information in our online Prospectus. https://www.ncl.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/degrees/digital-media-phd/?utm_source=referral-masters-portal&utm_medium=course-listing&utm_content=digital-media-phd&utm_campaign=PG3PL-masters-portal#fees&funding
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