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Our Research

Our flourishing research and scholarship culture celebrates and enables original investigation; extending knowledge fields and developing new understanding within the arts.

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.

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.

PhD Bursaries

Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) is pleased to offer two part-time fees only bursary for the below PhD opportunities to outstanding applicants seeking to begin a programme of research with AUB in September 2023.

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PhD Bursary in Issue-based Photography

AUB is pleased to offer one part-time fees only PhD bursary in Issue-based Photography

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PhD Bursary in Arts or Design Based Participatory Research

AUB is pleased to offer one part-time fees-only PhD bursary in Arts or Design Based Participatory Research

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At AUB, we celebrate, support and enable research within the arts.
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Research Groups

Our Research Network brings together a range of researchers, staff, postdoctoral and graduate students develop their common interests...
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Research standards

Our Research Ethics Policy and Procedure document sets out the guiding principles for the development and conduct of research
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Our research

AUBREI – Arts University Bournemouth Research Excellence and Impact repository