Contact for queries relating to academic proposals: Dr. Mark Jackson, [email protected]
The Department of Arts offers a rich research environment cultivating dialogues between practice-based and critical/historical/theoretical streams of cross-disciplinary research.
We are pleased to offer funded studentships including a full tax-free stipend, paid for three years at RCUK rates (for 2019/20, this is £15,009 pa) and full tuition fees. We welcome proposals in the following areas:
• Art History and Conservation
• Design History
• Creative and Cultural Industries Management
• Drama/Performing Arts
• Film and TV studies
• Fine Art
• Mass Communications
• Preventive Conservation
For further information see https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/academic-departments/arts/research/
Eligibility and How to Apply:
Please note eligibility requirement:
· Academic excellence of the proposed student i.e. 2:1 (or equivalent GPA from non-UK universities [preference for 1st class honours]); or a Masters (preference for Merit or above); or APEL evidence of substantial practitioner achievement.
· Appropriate IELTS score, if required.
· Applicants cannot apply for this funding if currently engaged in Doctoral study at Northumbria or elsewhere.
For further details of how to apply, entry requirements and the application form, see
Please note: Applications that do not include a research proposal of approximately 1,000 words, or that do not include the advert reference RDF20/ARTS will not be considered.
Deadline for applications: Friday 24 January 2020
Start Date: 1 October 2020
Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community.
Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. Applications for this programme are welcome from suitably qualified candidates worldwide. Funding may only be available to a limited set of nationalities and you should read the full programme details for further information.