University of East London

Course Introduction

The programme is to enable students to develop and to demonstrate a high level of professional practice through their research and creative practice; the course provides a critical dialogue linking theory with creative practice; the written element supports and reflects on the practice, which represents the main part of the original research.

Course Modules

Modules: Critical concepts (core); professional practice (core); fine art research methodologies (core); advanced professional practice (core); research module (core).

Start Date:


Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
3 years
Full Time
Professional Doctorate
4 years
Part Time
Professional Doctorate

Qualifications required:

  • Minimum 2.1 honours in any discipline; portfolio; interview. We would normally expect you to have grade C in GCSE English and Maths. All applicants are required to attend an interview and submit a portfolio of their work. English language requirements: Overall IELTS 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing, speaking, reading and listening (or recognised equivalent).