Postgraduate Research with CAMC

Postgraduate Research with CAMC

What We Offer

CAMC is a truly exceptional environment where a team of world-leading researchers, artists and creative practitioners from a variety of fields are engaged with each other’s work and are committed to nurturing our early career researchers and PGRs. CAMC welcomes postgraduate candidates  to our renowned research ecology, where they explore rich sites of innovation and learning, guided by experts in their fields.

Main Areas of Supervision:

  • Art History
  • Corpus Linguistics
  • Cultural History
  • Curatorial Studies
  • English Literature and Creative Writing
  • Memory Studies
  • Materiality and Material Culture
  • Practice Research in the Arts and the Curatorial


CAMC shares the refurbished ICE Building with the Centre for Dance Research and the Centre for Postdigital Cultures; a location that encourages exchanges between staff and students in these three Faculty of Arts and Humanities research centres. The building has an ample supply meeting and conference rooms, lounges and social spaces, and two dedicated PGR rooms with workstations. The Lanchester Gallery supports our practice researchers. Beyond the university, partnership with the Herbert Art Gallery encourages exploration of visual arts and historical investigation of the Coventry archives held by the gallery.

Our postgraduate provision, comprising MARs, MRes, and PhD degrees, recruits both researchers in practice research (artists, creative writers, photographers and curators, among others) and those pursuing critical and cultural studies, whether based in texts or artefacts.

For details on the formal application process and forms, please see Making an Application on the University’s website.

CAMC offers co-sponsored PhD studentships with external partners in the arts and creative industries as well as competitive studentships through the Midlands Four Cities (M4C) Doctoral Training Partnership, sponsored by AHRC.

Image credit: taken from Graham Chorlton, "Island"

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