University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Anthropology, Media and Performance

This programme offers an effective combination of academic and technical training necessary to bring performance or film-making genres together with various mixes of anthropological and/or applied theatre expertise. The programme employs a pedagogical approach featuring a degree of peer-group formative assessment and enquiry-based learning.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2.1 Honours degree and a taught Master's degree, or their overseas equivalents; if 1st language is not English, a minimum score of IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL 600 paper based or 250 computer based is required.

Assessment methods

Assessment requires students to carry out projects on the basis of field research, and to prepare the presentation of their results in textual or other media as appropriate.

Sponsorship information

For subject areas that hold awards in particular years, UK and EU applicants may enter the AHRC Block Grant Partnership competition (deadline March); this is highly competitive, and applicants should discuss applying with their proposed supervisor as soon as possible; some awards are usually offered by the School or department, some of which are reserved for international applicants.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time £ 3,828 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years
PhD Part-time - 4 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Enquiries
Telephone number: 
0161 275 4740