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School of the Arts Postgraduate Scholarship 2019: University of Liverpool

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Department of Media & Communications: Doctoral Studentships available in the School of the Arts, University of Liverpool:

Faculty:  Humanities and Social Sciences

School:   School of Arts

Stipend:  Fees paid, plus £15,072 living allowance                                              

Tenure:   Up to 3 years

Hours of Work:  Full time                                                      

Closing Date:  28th February 2019

The School of the Arts is offering up to six fully funded PhD studentships, to cover fees and living allowance, to commence on 1st October 2019. Successful candidates will have a good BA and MA degree in a relevant area. Candidates should submit a full C.V. and a research proposal detailing their intended research topic (maximum 1,500 words), and should nominate two suitable supervisors from the staff in the School of the Arts. The School is home to five academic departments: Architecture, Communication and Media, English, Music, Philosophy.

Full details of the studentship is available here:

Research in Department of Communication and Media is conducted within four research clusters
• Screen & Film Studies.
• Culture, Space and Memory
• Discourse & Society
• Media, Politics and Society

Areas of staff expertise include:
Film; Television; Media industries; Adaptation; Celebrity and stardom; Visual, promotional and material cultures; Media identity and community; Space and place; Memory; Social Media; Immersive media; Digital and cultural policy; Audiences; Media, politics, governance and news; Media, ethnicity, race and Human Rights; Journalism; Anthropology and Ethnography; Strategic Communication; Discourse Analysis.


For further inquiries, please contact:

Dr. Sarah Thomas

Lecturer in Media and Communication

Departmental Director of Postgraduate Research for Communication and Media

Department of Communication and Media

School of the Arts,  19 Abercromby Square,

University of Liverpool

Liverpool, L69 7ZG

Email: [email protected]

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