Research in Media and Cultural Studies


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Postgraduate research degrees

We welcome enquiries from prospective research students who are interested in pursuing PhD or MPhil study in the film, media, cultural studies and journalism fields.

We welcome enquiries from prospective research students who are interested in pursuing PhD or MPhil study in the film, media, cultural studies and journalism fields. In the first instance and for an informal discussion, please contact our research student manager, Dr Susan Smith (we also offer a range of MA programmes). Please also go to Our researchers for details of staff research interests and areas of supervisory expertise.

ESRC PhD bursaries available: If you are interested in applying for one of these bursaries for commencing a PhD programme in 2018, please contact Professor Clarissa Smith. All applications for these studentships should be in the broad area of Media and Society. Funding is also available to complete the required Masters qualification/research training if necessary. Further information, including how to apply and eligibility criteria, can be downloaded here: ESRC PhD bursaries (.pdf).

MA courses

Postgraduate research days

CRMCS also holds a number of postgraduate research days each year.