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University of Nottingham: Critical Theory and Cultural Studies PhD

Institution University of Nottingham
Department Department of Culture, Film and Media
Telephone +44 (0) 115 951 5559
Study type Research


Our PhD in Critical Theory and Cultural Studies benefits from the interdisciplinary research and international perspectives of our staff and students. We have a vibrant cosmopolitan student community and much of our work is guided by a transnational and transcultural agenda.

The department draws upon the following staff expertise:

  • modern theory

  • political philosophy and politics

  • aesthetics

  • feminist, queer and gender studies

  • cultural, literary, media and visual studies

  • psychoanalysis

  • art history

  • postcolonial, sensory, science and technology studies.

As well as support from the Department of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies, you will have access to the University of Nottingham Researcher Academy. This will provide you with an additional network of researchers and staff to support you during your PhD, as well as training, placement and travel opportunities.

The University of Nottingham is one of eight universities making up the AHRC-funded Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C). The partnership provides funding and training to support the professional and personal development of the next generation of arts and humanities doctoral researchers.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

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