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The Race, Representation and Cultural Politics Group (PhD/MPhil)

PhD 3-4 years, MPhil 2 years (full-time) / Opportunities available in exceptional circumstances (part-time) / n/a (distance / e-Learning)

Programme Aims

To offer knowledge and expertise for academic research and teaching or for a career in the media and communications industries.

Special Features

Programme Description

Cardiff welcomes applications from students interested in researching for a PhD or MPhil in the specialist areas below. The school provides training and a high level of support, and the postgraduate community contributes vitally to the University's international reputation for research.

All students are required to attend and pass two modules which run in the first year of study - Methods and Approaches in Postgraduate Research in Semester One, and Contemporary Cultural and Social Theory in Semester Two.

Part-time opportunities may be available in exceptional circumstances; please contact the School for more details.

The Race, Representation & Cultural Politics Group

This group examines media representation of asylum seekers, asylum and gender, and the socio-cultural construction of non-citizens; it looks, in particular, at the representation of the asylum seeker and the refugee in government policy, law, social welfare, literature, film and media. Members of this Group have also done extensive work on broader issues of racism and representation.

Entry Requirements

Normally a good undergraduate degree is required (a first or exceptionally a 2.1) and candidates will usually have successfully completed an MA degree.

Note: International students pursuing part-time programmes of study are not eligible for Tier 4 General Student) visas and must have alternative leave to remain in the UK if they intend to study at the University in person.

Next intake: The University has four entry points for research degrees: 1 October, 1 January, 1 April, or 1 July

School Contact

Name: JOMEC Student Support, School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies  

Telephone: +44 (0)29 2087 4156 

Fax:  

Email: JomecStudentSupport@cardiff.ac.uk  

School Website: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk/journalism-media-cultural-studies/courses

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School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies

Important legal information

The programme information currently being published in Course Finder is under review and may be subject to change. The final programme information is due to be published by July 2016 and will be the definitive programme outline which the University intends to offer. Applicants are advised to check the definitive programme information after the update, to ensure that the programme meets their needs.

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