Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Design

Applications are accepted for any area of study in the contemporary arts including fine art, design, film, music, theatre and dance. Lancaster Insitute for the Contemporary Arts (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.

Entry requirements

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 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum 6.0 in each component) or equivalent.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by original research and thesis and/or creative practice.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
PhD Full-time GBP 12,620 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
PhD Full-time GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
PhD Full-time GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
PhD Full-time GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
PhD Part-time - 48 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

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Postgraduate Enquiries
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