24 months
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16200 GBP/year
4596 GBP/year
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About

If you're looking to take your skills in art and design into postgraduate research, the Art, Design and Performance degree programme from the  University of Portsmouth can help you achieve your ambitions.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Within the School of Art, Design & Performance, the Art, Design and Performance degree programme from the University of Portsmouth  explores visual and material culture, graphic and communication design, illustration and the art of the book, fashion & textiles, photography and the history and theory of art and design – and focuses on the role of art and design in social, cultural and historical contexts.

The PhD supervisors come from practical and theoretical backgrounds and are well positioned to support you in various research programmes or PhD practice.

We encourage qualitative and practice-led research, using research skills such as historical research, semiotic analysis, user research, action research, iterative process and reflective practice.

Support and facilities

When you join us, you'll be supported by our Graduate School, alongside your assigned supervisory team, who'll help you get the most from our facilities. The Graduate School will help you become part of our thriving, collaborative research community, and help grow your skills as a researcher through the Graduate School Development Programme, which offers training, workshops and events.

You'll access facilities for practical and creative development in a wide range of production methods. You can use study areas for creative practice and academic study, dedicated computer suites with the latest software and digital printing, a printmaking workshop, photographic facilities, digital fabric printing and laser cutting.

What can a postgraduate research degree do for my career?

Once you complete your postgraduate research degree, you'll be a highly-skilled researcher with the knowledge and skills to make an impact in many different industries.

Your postgraduate research qualification demonstrates to potential employers that you're an intelligent, capable and motivated person, with provable abilities and experience in critical thinking, problem-solving, project management, communication, leadership and creativity.

After researching with us, our successful postgraduate research candidates have gone on to impressive positions in academia and the private sector.

Programme Structure

Funded projects 

  • There are currently no funded PhD projects available in this area 

 

Self-funded projects

  • Craft and Code: Materialising Data Through Textiles
  • Visualising History
Submit your own idea
  • If you already have a research idea, find a supervisor whose research interests match yours

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The entry requirements for a PhD, or MPhil include a good honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject, or a master’s degree in an appropriate subject. Equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications may be considered. All applicants are subject to interview.
  • If English is not your first language, you'll need English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16200 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16200 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4596 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4596 GBP per year during 24 months.

Part time

  • UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man students: £2,298 
  • EU students:  £2,298 
  • International students: £8,100 

Living costs for Portsmouth

710 - 1099 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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