Contemporary Arts PhD - 2019 Entry
Full time 36 Month(s)
Applications are accepted for any area of study in the contemporary arts including fine art, design, film, music, theatre and dance. LICA has a thriving community of over 60 doctoral students and you will be supervised by staff who are leaders in their respective fields. Much of the research in LICA is outward looking, involving the wider public, professionals, and policy makers in the development and benefits of research
LICA offers the opportunity to undertake research that integrates creative practice with theoretical or historical study, as well as offering more traditional research programmes assessed by thesis only.
Master’s Degree: Master’s degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline
Undergraduate Degree: 2:1 (Hons) degree (UK or equivalent) in an appropriate discipline
If you have studied outside of the UK, you can check your qualifications here: International Qualifications
We may consider non-standard applicants with a high level of work experience, please contact us for further information
As part of your application you will also need to provide
- A viable research proposal
A PhD Proposal Form (Once completed, please upload your proposal form to your online application)
Practice based Research applicants are also required to submit a portfolio
English Language: IELTS - Overall score of at least 6.5, with no individual element below 6.0
We consider tests from other providers, which can be found here: English language requirements
If your score is below our requirements we may consider you for one of our pre-sessional English language programmes
Pre-sessional English language programmes available:
4 Week Overall score of at least 6.0, with 6.0 in writing and no other individual element below 5.5
10 Week Overall score of at least 5.5, with no individual element below 5.0
Longer courses are not an option for this programme
Further information: For more information about the areas of research offered within the Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts please visit our webpages http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/lica/phd/
If you submit a PhD application please include the names of any potential supervisors and any associated correspondence that you have received from them
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