Staff in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities, Education and Social Sciences have wide-ranging expertise and have come together to identify a range of projects for which they welcome applications from prospective MPhil and PhD students.
Most projects are broad and encourage a variety of nuanced approaches and multidisciplinary work from potential applicants. Some are specific but all invite applications from prospective students.
If you have an idea for a project that does not seem to match the already defined projects, please contact us at [email protected]
Our expertise covers AR/VR/XR and Digital Technologies both in their own right and in collaboration with other disciplines.
Our expertise includes a number of areas ranging from Fine Art through to Illustration, Animation and Design. There are also interdisciplinary projects and a range of approaches are welcomed.
We have significant expertise in Children’s Book Illustration with a number of PhD students in the area.
Our expertise in Computer Games encompasses both artistic and programming aspects of the discipline.
Our Creative Writing team have expertise in a number of areas of the discipline and encourage multidisciplinary projects.
We offer wide-ranging expertise in Criminology and opportunities to work with the Policing Institute for the Eastern Region.
Our team in Drama and Theatre have research projects in both performance and textual and critical approaches to the disciplines.
Our expertise encompasses a broad range of interests in English Language, Linguistics and Literature and we encourage multidisciplinary projects.
Our expertise in film and media is wide-ranging and includes both creative practice opportunities and projects taking theoretical perspectives.
Our expertise in History focuses on cultural history and political history in particular and we encourage multidisciplinary projects.
Our expertise in linguistics encompasses formal approaches to language, sociolinguistics and intercultural communication, and much more.
Our StoryLab research institute has opportunities in a number of different areas of multimedia modes of telling narratives.
Our expertise includes composition and musical performance. We also have opportunities in Audio Music Technology.
Our expertise in Music Therapy is wide-ranging with particular interests in both technology and in areas related to health.
Our Policing Institute for the Eastern Region has a number of policing and criminology related projects.
We have opportunities in our Sociology team who have research projects in a number of areas. There are also opportunities to collaborate with other discipline teams such as Criminology.
We have a wide range of expertise in visual communication including areas of design, print and fashion.
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Find out more about the research degrees offered by the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.Browse research degrees in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Professional Doctorate in Policing Professional Doctorate in Practical Theology