[spectre] Funded PhD studentships, Art, Media and Communication

Andreas Broeckmann broeckmann at leuphana.de
Thu Nov 21 17:13:18 CET 2013

Research Studentships in the School of Media, Arts and Design
Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media (CREAM)
University of Westminster

£16,000 annual stipend plus fee waiver

A number of full-time University of Westminster Studentships are 
available to candidates with either Home or Overseas fee status in any 
area of Art, Media and Communication starting in September 2014.

The Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media (CREAM) is a 
leading centre for research across the disciplines of visual arts, 
photography, film and digital media. In the 2008 Research Assessment 
Exercise CREAM was rated 20% 4*, 55%, 25% 2*. The Times Higher Education 
Supplement ranked CREAM in the top six art and design departments in the 
UK and the most highly rated department in this field in London.

With 30 research active staff, and 35 doctoral students. CREAM is a 
leading provider of both practice-based and theoretical PhD research in 
photography, film, digital media, ceramics, visual art, art-science 
relationships and moving image work.

Eligible candidates will hold at least an upper second class honours 
degree and a Master’s degree. Candidates whose secondary level education 
has not been conducted in the medium of English should also demonstrate 
evidence of appropriate English language proficiency, normally defined 
as 6.5 in IELTS (with not less than 6.0 in any of the individual elements).

The Studentship consists of a fee waiver and a stipend of £16,000 per 
annum. Successful candidates will be expected to undertake some teaching 

Prospective candidates wishing to informally discuss an application 
should contact Dr Tom Corby, corbyt at westminster.ac.uk
In doing so they should have ready an outline research proposal 
specifying a research focus.

Further information about our PhD programme can be found here:

The closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 17 January 2014

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