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University of Sussex: Creative and Critical Practice

Institution University of Sussex View institution profile
Department Media and Film
Telephone 01273 873525
Study type Research


A Creative and Critical Practice PhD at Sussex develops your practice-led research in creative media production alongside critically engaged writing. Your research might involve a variety of practical approaches including video, photography and imaging, interactive media, sound, social media or process-based performative methods.

At Sussex, you’ll be able to take part in the:

  • Centre for Photography and Visual Culture

  • Centre for Research in Creative and Performing Arts.

You can also participate in the Sussex Humanities Lab, which is dedicated to developing and expanding interdisciplinary research at the cutting edge of digital humanities and digital media. In Brighton, you’ll join a vibrant community for the arts and creative industries.

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

We are a research-intensive campus university with an excellent international reputation, located within the vibrant seaside city of Brighton & Hove. We welcome spirited students who want to study in a creative and intellectually-challenging environment.

We have been ranked 1st in the world for Development Studies for four consecutive years in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017-2020.

A uniquely Sussex education

We offer over 200 postgraduate courses designed to enable you to make a positive difference in the world.

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