Coventry University Featured PhD Programmes
University of Reading Featured PhD Programmes

About the Programme

Our Department of Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media offers innovative research degrees, teaching from industry professionals and a vibrant creative community.

Our programmes

We offer the following research degree programmes:

Why us?
  • We have a wide range of industry connections and regularly host distinguished visiting speakers and masterclasses.
  • We bring together world-leading researchers and industry professionals in a unique creative, dynamic, collaborative community.
  • You'll have access to industry-standard performance, production and postproduction facilities.
  • We work with Screen Yorkshire and the British Film Institute to support and grow screen industries in Yorkshire and Humber.
  • You'll have access to research and training opportunities.
  • We are part of the White Rose College of Arts and Humanities, a collaborative initiative between the Universities of York, Leeds and Sheffield which also offers postgraduate support and training.

Research areas

Our research is focused around theatre, film, television and interactive media. We encourage applications on the following topics for creative practice:

  • Playwriting
  • Acting for Theatre 
  • Directing for Theatre
  • Film and Television
  • Sound Design
  • Interactive Media
  • National and Transnational Film and Television
  • The History of Film- and Television-Related Technology
  • Film and Television Production Studies
  • Creative Industries Institutions and Policy
  • Screenwriting


Check that your research interests align with the expertise of one of our staff. Once you've identified a potential supervisor, please contact them before applying to discuss your application and potential research areas.

Contact us


Funding for research degrees

Funding Notes

Some or all of the PhD opportunities in this programme have funding attached. It is available to citizens of a number of European countries (including the UK). In most cases this will include all EU nationals. However full funding may not be available to all applicants and you should read the full programme details for further information.

Email Now

Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here

The information you submit to University of York will only be used by them or their data partners to deal with your enquiry, according to their privacy notice. For more information on how we use and store your data, please read our privacy statement.

* required field

Your enquiry has been emailed successfully

Search Suggestions

Search Suggestions

Based on your current searches we recommend the following search filters.

FindAPhD. Copyright 2005-2021
All rights reserved.