Bath Spa University: Arts Education (Doctor of Philosophy - PhD/Master of Philosophy - MPhil)

InstitutionBath Spa University View institution profile
Department Bath School of Art and Design
Telephone 01225 875875
Study type Research


The institution offers supervision in aspects of the history and theory of art and design, visual culture and critical theory from the 18th to the 20th centuries.

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Qualification Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
Level RQF Level 8
Entry requirements

Applicants require normally a 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree or its equivalent; international students who do not have English as their 1st language may have to undertake an IELTS or TOEFL language test; the minimum accepted standard is 6.5 on the IELTS scale.


A research degree is examined through the presentation of a thesis and through a viva voce examination.

Location Sion Hill
Sion Hill Place

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