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PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy
Why choose this course?
Thank you for your interest in pursuing a research degree with the Faculty of Arts. We will be delighted to discuss your area of interest with you but, before doing so, it is important to determine whether or not we can offer research supervision in your chosen area. Please follow the link shown below to review our current areas of research supervision.
The aim of our research programmes is to give each student the best possible foundation from which to launch further research and career development. We help our students to develop the relevant research skills and methods and also support the development of related skills such as IT, presentation and career planning.
This approach, together with the relevant research expertise and resources support the completion of high-quality research degree programmes.
Details of current and recent research degree topics include:
Successful completion of your PhD opens up a range of career opportunities and demonstrates your proven skills as a researcher. In Film, Media and Broadcasting, having a PhD is now an essential element for those looking to develop a career in lecturing or research within higher education. As well as demonstration of your research skills, a PhD shows your extensive knowledge of a particular field in an applied and rigorous manner that is attractive to employers.
In addition to developing competence in a range of intellectual skills that can be advantageous to the majority of occupations, a PhD in Film or Media is academically relevant to careers in the arts and media, leading to employment in arts administration, film archiving, film and media research, film journalism, filmmaking, animation, photography, film event management, and teaching.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
Applicants for a research degree shall normally hold either: a first or upper second class honours degree, or a master’s degree, or evidence of prior practice or learning that is accepted by the Dean of Research.
The University of Wolverhampton is a fantastic place for postgraduate study, putting students firmly first, and encouraging them to “Be who you want to be.” To discover what that means for each student, the university provides the guidance, facilities and expertise needed, including: High-quality education and training World-leading research (REF2021) Excellent student support Opportunities for social mobility (Higher Education...more