Our Courses

MPhil/PhD Research Degrees

If you aspire to know your subject in greater depth or make a significant academic contribution, a research degree could be the answer.

Book our Postgraduate Open Day, 15th March 2017 to find out more.

Research degrees are awarded in recognition of significant contributions to knowledge and scholarship produced through the development of original research through supervised, self-directed study.

Research Degree supervision is offered within or across both theoretical and practice-based programmes in art, design, architecture, media, performance and creative pedagogy where Arts University Bournemouth can provide appropriately qualified supervision. We particularly welcome applications aligned to our research groups including animation; creative pedagogies; fashion and textiles; and plastics in art and design.

The deadline for applications is 1 June 2017 for entry in September 2017.

You are encouraged to contact the Research Office or +44 1202 363334 for an initial discussion before making an application.

Our research degrees are awarded through our partnership with the University of the Arts London.