University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Visual Culture

Students research their chosen topic and write a dissertation of at least 60,000 words. Supervisions are held at a minimum of 1 hour 3 times each term, approximately every 3weeks. The MPhil is an internationally recognised research degree. The PhD, requires an original contribution to knowledge and a thesis of at least 80,000 words.

Entry requirements

Upper 2nd Class Honours degree or equivalent qualification in art history or a related field; or a Masters qualification; other candidates may be considered at discretion; where English is not 1st language IELTS 6.5: with no less than 5.5 in any element; or TOEFL with a score of 573 in the paper-based test and 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE); or 230 in the computer-based test with 4.5 in essay rating are required.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MPhil Full-time £ 3,980 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
PhD Full-time £ 3,825 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
PhD Full-time £ 11,990 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

Key information

Postgraduate admissions
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0115 951 3185