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Cinema and Television History Research Institute postgraduate and research study options

Postgraduate Taught Programmes - Leicester Media School MA / MSc by Independent Study

The Leicester Media School (LMS) ISMA supports students to design their own individual programme of master's level studies drawing on the full range of LMS expertise. It is a staged award, and students may exit with a  PGCert (60 credits)  a  PGDip (120 credits) or a Masters (180 credits).    It is designed to support you to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to progress, for example, to MPhil /PhD, and support you to develop new expertise for employment, providing a structured environment where you can explore and evaluate the latest technical, creative and practical developments.

Enquiries to:

Professor Ian Hunter, Programme Leader, LMS MA by Independent Study
T: +44 (0) 116 250 6239

Postgraduate research

MA by Research (MRes) and PhD

Our postgraduate students are based in a dedicated study and resource centre. Our thriving research community hosts an annual post-graduate conference, CATHICon. Most PhDs are published and many have attained post-doctoral fellowships and lectureships. In partnership with #DMUGlobal, CATHI postgraduate students have visited the world-renowned Margaret Herrick library, the Warner Bros archive and the One Archive in Los Angeles.

For information regarding postgraduate research contact Professor Justin Smith,

Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership

The AHRC-funded Midlands4Cities Doctoral Training Partnership (M4C) brings together eight leading universities across the Midlands to support the professional and personal development of the next generation of arts and humanities doctoral researchers. Through the partnership we aim to deliver excellence in all aspects of research supervision and training. We will assist you in acquiring the best supervision for your field of research, and you will have access to a wide range of facilities and support networks.

Enquiries to:

Professor Claire Monk
T: +44 (0) 116 257 7385