Media and Performing Arts

  • Computer music
  • Improvisation
  • Creative media technologies and algorithmic practices
  • Historical and philosophical aspects of media and digital technology
  • Performance spaces and environment
  • Interdisciplinary and cross-artform practices
  • Embodiment and the performing body
  • Electroacoustic music

  • Biomedical applications of audio and music
  • Gender, sexuality and cultural identities in theatre and performance
  • Performer training
  • Sound and sonic art
  • Photography and moving image art
  • Performance and disability
  • Artificial intelligence and music

Research projects in media and performing arts can lead to either a written thesis or one that combines critical writing with artistic, creative and/or professional practice. 

We offer part-time and full-time programmes at both masters and doctoral level

For more information please contact the Postgraduate Research Coordinator in your field of interest.

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How to apply for a research degree

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We offer a wide variety of degrees, including ResM research degrees, Professional Doctorates, MPhil and PhD doctorate opportunities.

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