Applications are accepted for any area of study in the contemporary arts including fine art, design, film, music, theatre and dance. LICA has a thriving community of over 60 doctoral students and you will be supervised by staff who are leaders in their respective fields. Much of the research in LICA is outward looking, involving the wider public, professionals, and policy makers in the development and benefits of research. LICA offers the opportunity to undertake research that integrates creative practice with theoretical or historical study, as well as offering more traditional research programmes assessed by thesis only.
An Upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent, and a Master's degree in an appropriate discipline plus a viable research proposal. Applicants whose first language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, with at least 6.0 in each individual component or equivalent qualification.
Original research and thesis and/or creative practice.
Some assistance may be available to full-time students in the form of teaching on first year undergraduate courses. No student is guaranteed teaching work. There are awards available of a minimum of �1000 for those students wishing to work on a specified research project within the Department.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 3,900 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 12,620 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 3,900 per Academic year (EU fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Part-time||£ 1,950 per Academic year (home fees)||4 years|
|PhD||Part-time||£ 6,310 per Academic year (overseas fees)||4 years|
|PhD||Part-time||£ 1,950 per Academic year (EU fees)||4 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Lancaster University||Lancaster||LA1 4YW||North West|