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PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy
Journalism (General) Drama Studies Letter Writing (Business) Screenplay Writing Media Studies
About This Course
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/MPhil study is available in subjects across the whole spectrum of the Creative Industries, with potential research or practice-led research specialisms in:
Political Communication and Cultural Politics
Cultural and Creative Knowledge and Economy
What will you study on this course?
PhD/MPhil and PhD/MPhil Practice-Led study is available in subjects across the whole spectrum of the Creative Industries, with potential research specialisms in such areas as: film and/or media studies, new media, drama, communications and related fields. Our staff specialise in a wide range of subject areas, such as world cinema, visual culture, digital and interactive media, games and virtual environments, digital arts and culture, journalism, media and cultural studies, screenwriting and adaptation, drama and performacne. Our Practice-Led Research staff specialise in areas such as digital and interactive media, professional writing (journalism and screen-writing), media and film production, and performance.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
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.
Established in 1884, Bangor University has over 130 years of educational heritage and offers an experience unlike any other. Based in North Wales, and nestled between the mountains and the sea, the university offers a wide range of courses distributed across the Arts and Sciences. Bangor is a vibrant and student-oriented place to study, and the university’s size and friendly learning community is why many students choose to study here. The...more