King's College London

Course Introduction

Overview

Culture, Media & Creative Industries at King's carries out world-leading research across the field of culture, media and the analysis of particular creative industries. Specialisms include cultural work, creative cities, visual cultures, popular culture, cultural and creative industries policy, cultural management, entrepreneurship and cultural production, cultural regeneration, cultural history, culture and identity, and inter-sectionally and culture. Our approach is international in perspective and is characterised by a productive engagement of the theoretical and empirical.

Joint PhDs - Benefits of collaboration

Our joint PhD programme with the Humboldt University Berlin offers students the opportunity to enjoy full supervision at both institutions. The Joint-PhD also organises international colloquia and workshops at which students can present and discuss their work with peers and academic staff across the institutions involved. The programme builds on an extensive network of existing institutional links, joint teaching experience and collaborative graduate programmes between King?s and the partners universities.

Applications are welcome from across a whole range of areas in culture, media and creative industries with a substantial German element.

Start Date:

PhD three years FT; MPhil Two years FT..

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
5 years
Full Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil £5,550 Home Fees
5 years
Full Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil £20,820 Overseas Fees
5 years
Full Time
Master of Philosophy - MPhil £5,550 European Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: A strong undergraduate degree ideally a Bachelors Degee with 1st Class honours. A Master's degree with high Merit/Distinction, with particularly high results (70% in the UK system) in the dissertation.
  • International entry requirements: A strong undergraduate degree ideally a Bachelors Degee with 1st Class honours; A Master's degree with high Merit/Distinction, with particularly high results (70% in the UK system) in the dissertation. Students can demonstrate their English Language Proficiency with the following tests and grades: IELTS (Academic): 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in reading & writing and 6.0 in listening & speaking; TOEFL iBT: 100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing, 23 in reading and 20 in each of the other skills; Cambridge Advanced Certificate (CAE) / Cambridge C1 Advanced: 185 overall; minimum 176 in reading & writing and 169 in listening & speaking; Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) / Cambridge C2 Proficiency: 185 overall; minimum 176 in reading & writing and 169 in listening & speaking; Pearson Test of English (Academic): 69 overall, with a minimum of 62 in reading & writing and 59 in listening & speaking.
  • IELTS score: 7
  • TOEFL score: 100