Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Digital Media

Digital media research is committed to transdisciplinarity, creative digital practice, the intersection of art and sciences, social technologies and public engagement. PhD supervision is offered in 2 main areas of digital media. Digital arts practice, includes topics such as: emerging technologies and experimental practice; art and science practice; transdisciplinary practice; interactivity and human-computer interaction in arts practice; data visualisation and creative practice; affective computing and creative practice; applied philosophy; philosophy of cognition; contemporary art and media theory; new production environments and living labs; open source culture and creativity; crowdsourcing and creativity. Digital media in museum, gallery and heritage settings includes topics such as: online museum, gallery and heritage experiences; social software and its implications for the cultural sector; design and use of mobile, personal and ubiquitous technologies in cultural settings; study and understanding of social museum experiences; theory and practice of visitor studies; ethnographic and ethnomethodological approaches in the study of museum experiences.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time - 36 months
PhD Part-time - 72 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Secretary in Digital Media, School of Arts and Cultures
Telephone number: 
0191 208 4642