Manchester Metropolitan University

Art and Design (by publication route two)

Aimed at candidates with a strong academic career as evident in publications and a significant body of work outside academia. Candidates must be graduates (or equivalent) of at least five years standing and have already obtained a Masters degree, or show evidence of having received research training or equivalent experience in their working environment. Publications must be in the public domain with a depth of scholarship and originality. For information on fees for this course please see our online prospectus information.

Assessment methods

The assessors will look for evidence of an ability to articulate a research project, a coherent and well thought-out plan for doctoral study, and a good awareness of the place of his/her research within the current field. The submission must contain or accompany an analytical commentary, the equivalent of a thesis, which will normally be between 10,000 - 15,000 words. Where the submission involves a performance or exhibition, etc, a permanent record of the work should be submitted in the form of photographs, CD-Rom, DVD or other recorded material along with the analytical commentary.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2017 - 1 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Distance learning (full-time) September 2017 - 6 Months

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Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Manchester Campus Manchester M15 6BH North West

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