|Tuition fee:||Not specified|
|Start date:||September 2015, January 2016|
|Duration full-time:||36 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
|Educational variant:||Part-time, Full-time|
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Our research is characterised by a critical cultural studies approach, with PhD supervision normally available in the following research areas:
Media studies; cultural identities
Media, national, ethnic, sexed and gendered identities
Media and cultural theory
Gender, sexuality, media and culture
Motherhood and parenting culture and social reproduction, emotions and the media
Journalism and news studies
Critical discourse studies
Critical race studies
Contemporary sexualities, gender and identity
Nation and national identities
PhD research is supported by intensive subject-specific supervision, training in research methodologies and core skills, and opportunities to participate in research seminars and masterclasses. In addition, our Humanities and Social Sciences Graduate School organises a comprehensive training programme for PhD students that covers research techniques and professional/key skills, and provides support for personal development.
An upper-second-class Honours degree and preferably a merit master's degree, or an international equivalent.
Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5, Pearson's PTE Academic Test 62 or equivalent.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Per 6 April 2015 only the English language tests from IELTS and Trinity College London are accepted for Tier 4 Visa applications to the United Kingdom. Other tests (including TOEFL, TOEIC, Pearson, City & Guilds) are no longer accepted for Tier 4 visa applications to the United Kingdom. The university might still accept these tests to admit you to the university, but if you require a Tier 4 visa to enter the UK and begin your degree programme, these tests will not be sufficient to obtain your Visa. Since the Trinity College London language tests must be taken in one of their exam centres in the UK, IELTS is now the only language test accepted for Tier 4 visas to the UK that can be taken worldwide.
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