Academic entry requirements
Applicants should have a minimum of a 2:1 undergraduate degree and desirably hold or expect to achieve excellent grades in a masters degree, in a relevant subject from a UK university or comparable qualifications from another recognised university.
Applicants are also required to submit a research proposal of no more than 1,000 words.
We particularly encourage applications from groups that are currently underrepresented in the subject area: ie students from a black, Asian and minority ethnic group and/or have refugee status and gender and sexuality minority groups (LGBTQ+). For the purposes of this opportunity, BAME is defined as Arab, Black, Asian, Chinese, Mixed minority ethnic backgrounds and Other minority ethnic backgrounds.
The applicant will supported by a supervisory team with considerable expertise and leadership in climate communications, (digital) activism, visual and creative communications, and participatory modes of engagement. They will also benefit from being part of an interdisciplinary and vibrant research culture in the School of Media that is supported by three Centres of Research and Enterprise Excellence in: Spatial, Environmental and Cultural Politics; Transforming Sexuality and Gender; and Digital Media Cultures.
English language entry requirements
Applicants whose first language is not English must have successfully completed a Secure English language Test (SELT) in the last two years. Applicants who have obtained or are studying for a UK degree may apply without a SELT. However, the university may request a SELT is taken as part of any award made.
English language IELTS requirements 7.0 overall, 7 for writing, and none below 6.5.
If you have an English language qualification other than IELTS, please contact us to see if you are eligible to apply for a studentship.
Due to the post’s funding it is only open to home or EU applicants as defined by the Fees Regulations.