About the course
The Media and Cultural Studies PhD programme at Lancaster offers a chance to develop your own knowledge and research in the ever changing world of media. Our staff have studied how things such as television, YouTube, gaming, journalism and fan communities intersect with key themes of power, class, skill, inequality, and visions of the future.You will join an international and interdisciplinary community with students working on PhDs in Sociology, Gender and Womens Studies, Science Studies, Media and Cultural Studies, and Applied Social Science. You will be assigned PhD supervisors (usually two), and consideration will be taken to match you with supervisor(s) whose current active research interests and expertise are relevent to your chosen topic. Close working relations are enjoyed with other departments at Lancaster, and in some cases there is cross-departmental supervision.A programme of skills and dissertation workshops designed specifically for postgraduate students within the Sociology Department runs throughout the year.In addition, you are encouraged to attend any relevant MA taught modules, but are not required to take any for credit as part of your degree.
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36 Months
Post study visa
3 Years
English language requirements
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65 and a minimum of 50 in each component
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Lancaster University

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Lancaster University is a collegiate public research university in Lancaster, Lancashire, England. The university was established by royal charter in 1964, one of several new universities created in the 1960s.
Lancaster University is a public research university in Lancaster, Lancashire, consistently ranking within the top ten in three major UK university league tables. The university is proud of its international community and aims to offer all students a global experience during their time there, with students coming from over 100 countries around the world.
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