You’ll work alongside academics who are active practitioners in industry and are highly involved in innovative research. Their expertise across a range of specialisms means wherever your research interests lie in the realm of journalism, you can be sure that you’ll be supported along your research journey. Our academics are at the forefront of research into subjects as diverse as;
The work we conduct has a direct impact on our teaching and learning so our students are some of the first to benefit from our research efforts. However it also influences regional, national and international society. Our research work is well respected within industry and this has led to researchers being funded or working on funded projects for bodies as diverse as the BFI, PwC, BBC World Service Trust and the British Academy.
We also offer PhD courses in Journalism. As a research student you'll benefit from the latest work by internationally-renowned academics and the support of our Graduate School. Many of our research initiatives involve successful collaborations with industry, the public sector, business and government, both in the UK and overseas. We have a number funded and non-funded research degree opportunities available.
Comedy Studies PhD
Screen Media (Film and TV) PhD
Sociology and Communication PhD