The research strategy in the faculty is aligned with Bournemouth University ’s 2025 vision and strategic plan; a plan that stresses real-world impact, the enrichment of society and the economy, and advancing knowledge to significantly influence challenges world-wide.
Research projects within the faculty have had a significant impact on a number of worldwide issues including digital and technological futures; The implications of 3D printing for Intellectual Property, Afterglow, The impact of digital technologies on readers and reading and global security; Tear gas, policing and human rights.
As well as conducting research within the faculty, we also work closely with colleagues from other specialisms through our research institutes and centresas well as with other universities, helping to deliver impactful and relevant research projects.
Transferable skills and academia
A Faculty of Media and Communication programme from Bournemouth University can open new career opportunities in commercial research and development, consultancy, or could lead you to starting your own business. You may alternatively consider a career in academia.
You may wish to undertake research to contribute to your knowledge of a specialist subject, or develop your employability by enhancing your skills in project management and analysis.
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Research study areas:
- Communication & Journalism
- Humanities & Law
- Media Production
- Computer Animation
- Centre for the Study of Conflict, Emotion and Social Justice
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- 48 months
- 84 months
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DisciplinesMedia Management Public Relations Digital Communication View 7 other PhDs in Media Management in United Kingdom
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- We would normally expect you to have an Honours degree at Upper Second Class (2:1) in any subject and/or a relevant Master's degree.
- Some supervisors may ask you for additional entry requirements such as relevant work experience, evidence of written work, or previous study of a particular subject.
- Entry requirements may vary so it is important to discuss your application in principle before submitting a formal application.
- English language requirements for this course are normally: IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with minimum 5.5 in each component or equivalent.
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International16000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 48 months.
National4567 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4567 GBP per year during 48 months.
- UK, ROI & CI: £4,567 per year (library-based and laboratory-based)
- Int'l: £16,000 per year (library-based)
- £18,000 per year (laboratory-based)
Living costs for Bournemouth
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.