Bath Spa University: Contemporary Art (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


In art and design the institution is able to offer supervision in research degrees that involve creative work in the following disciplines: contemporary studio ceramics; fine art, which includes painting, photography, sculpture and video; graphic design; fashion and textile design; illustration; new media, interactivity and narrative; digital imaging; electronic printmaking; interactive film; electronic design; media art practice.

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

Normally a 1st or upper 2nd Class Honours degree or its equivalent is required; 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 viva voce examination.

Location Sion Hill
Sion Hill Place

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