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Durham University

Centre for Visual Arts and Culture

Postgraduate Study

The Centre for Visual Arts and Culture aspires to train new generations of scholars through innovative postgraduate programmes. We can offer excellent PhD supervision in a wide range of research areas from Classics to Contemporary Visual Culture, supported by our world-class research collections and an expanding set of working partnerships with organisations involved in the production and use of visual culture. If you are interested in undertaking doctoral study in any aspect of visual arts and culture at Durham, then we would be very keen to hear from you.

Leverhulme Trust-funded PhD Scholarships in Visual Culture

The Centre for Visual Arts and Culture has been awarded £1million from The Leverhulme Trust to fund interdisciplinary training in visual culture.

The Durham Leverhulme Doctoral Training Programme in Visual Culture has now recruited 18 PhD students to participate in the programme.