Why Choose This Course

In the School of Arts we foster the next generation of researchers. We have a vibrant research community with existing topics of Ph.D. research in costume, painting, photography, sculpture, film, visual communication, music, scenography, creative ecologies, health and wellbeing, cultural value in the Arts. All of these enquiries are supervised by Research Excellence rated staff of 3* and above, of International and world leading standing.

In choosing to study with us you would be joining a select group of researchers working within the intellectual context of an established research context. The distinctive interdisciplinary make-up of our PhD programme encourages a freedom to pursue new and innovative directions, whilst being guided by experienced and leading academics.


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Research Office

University of Derby
Kedleston Road
DE22 1GB
Telephone: +44 (01332) 591060
Email: researchoffice@derby.ac.uk

Specific course enquiries

Contact: Neil Campbel
Phone: +44 (0)1332 591481

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