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Critical Theory and Cultural Studies PhD

Critical Theory and Cultural Studies PhD

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Full time | University Park Campus | 3 years | OCT-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

3 years

Start date

OCT-20

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

Subject areas

Cultural Studies Critical Theory

Course type

Research

Course Summary

Join a rapidly expanding department with international connections and research expertise in modern theory, political philosophy, cultural, literary, media and film studies.

Research overview

The Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies welcomes applications from students who wish to pursue a PhD or MPhil in the areas of film and television studies, cultural studies, media studies and critical theory.

Much of our work is interdisciplinary and draws upon staff expertise in modern theory, political philosophy, cultural, literary, media and film studies, both in the department and in the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies of which it is part.

Our diverse research community provides a stimulating environment for postgraduates. The interdisciplinary approach is enhanced by the network of staff interested in and contributing to critical theory and cultural studies programmes from across the Faculty of Arts. We have a substantial number of postgraduate students from numerous different cultures, ensuring a cosmopolitan and international study environment.

Research areas

Our postgraduate students are currently researching on a broad range of topics including:

  • Waste and Consumer Society
  • Baudrillard and Architecture
  • Lacan and Realism
  • Deleuze and Music
  • Foucault in the Humanities
  • Hybridity in Argentinian and English Literature and Culture
  • Memory, Place, Imagination and Fiction
  • Suicide Authors: A Deconstructive Study
  • Globalisation and National Cinema

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£4,407

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,420

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in an arts, humanities or social science subject; and a masters degree in a relevant subject.