Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Arts, Professional and Social Studies

Supervision is available in the following subject areas: History of art; exhibition studies; curatorial practice and theory; architecture (especially urbanism and place making); fine art practice and theory (especially sonic arts, installation, socially engaged practices, printmaking and new technologies); art and design pedagogy; graphic design and illustration (especially digital typography and graphic authorship).

Entry requirements

Applicants for MPhil or MPhil/PhD should normally hold, or be expecting to obtain, a 1st or upper 2nd class Honours degree in a relevant subject; those applying for PhD direct must hold a Master�s degree with a research dissertation in a relevant subject, and have had research training directly related to the PhD project; international students must also hold an IELTS qualification of at least 6.5 or equivalent.

Assessment methods

Final examination for the awards of MPhil and PhD is by thesis and oral examination, following research on an approved topic.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 33 months
PhD Part-time - 84 months
MPhil Full-time - 12 months
MPhil Part-time - 48 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University Liverpool L3 2AJ North West

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