Funded PhD Opportunity The Politics of the Image in Ireland and Beyond

This opportunity is now closed.

Subject: Communication, Cultural and Media Studies, Library and Information Management

Summary

Projects or themes in this area include one or, a combination of: the cultural representation of capitalism, class and gender, Ulster Loyalism, political cinema, alternative media, visual culture, gender studies, memory studies, the history of Irish photography, documentary theory and practice, audio visual storytelling and marginalised communities in contemporary Northern Ireland.

Essential Criteria

  • Upper Second Class Honours (2:1) Degree from a UK institution (or overseas award deemed equivalent via UK NARIC)
  • Experience using research methods or other approaches relevant to the subject domain
  • Sound understanding of subject area as evidenced by a comprehensive research proposal
  • A comprehensive and articulate personal statement

Desirable Criteria

If the University receives a large number of applicants for the project, the following desirable criteria may be applied to shortlist applicants for interview.

  • First Class Honours (1st) Degree
  • Masters at 70%
  • Work experience relevant to the proposed project
  • Use of personal initiative as evidenced by record of work above that normally expected at career stage.

Funding

    DFE

    The scholarship will cover tuition fees at the Home rate and a maintenance allowance of £ 14,777 per annum for three years. EU applicants will only be eligible for the fees component of the studentship (no maintenance award is provided).  For Non EU nationals the candidate must be "settled" in the UK.

Other information

The Doctoral College at Ulster University

Launch of the Doctoral College

Current PhD researchers and an alumnus shared their experiences, career development and the social impact of their work at the launch of the Doctoral College at Ulster University.

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Key Dates

Submission Deadline
Monday 19 February 2018
Interview Date
mid March 2018

Contact Supervisor

Dr Robert Porter

Apply online

Visit https://www.ulster.ac.uk/applyonline and quote reference number #238545 when applying for this PhD opportunity