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As a postgraduate researcher you will contribute to building knowledge that can make a difference.

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School of Performance and Cultural Industries research degrees

Research degrees

When studying a research degree in the School of Performance and Cultural Industries you'll become a key member of our academic research community - experiencing a supportive, stimulating and challenging research environment which will enable you to pursue your interests and achieve your potential.

Our academic team come from a range of professional, academic and cultural backgrounds, bringing a wealth of knowledge and insight that enriches our research community.

Top 10

University for research power in the UK

Research Excellence Framework 2014

Researching with us


Your career and professional development


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Samuel McKay
Student | Postgraduate Researcher
There are amazing theatre facilities here – better than some drama schools – and the School blends academia and industry in a way that most other universities don’t.