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PhD Media and Communications

University of Exeter

Digital communications technologies and social media platforms are central to our everyday reality in the 21st century, and we live in a world saturated by media content. Studying for a Media and Communications PhD at Exeter will allow you to develop deep specialist knowledge in an area of your choice. You will develop skills in key research methodologies and gain theoretical knowledge in your quest to be a productive scholar and critical citizen. 

The research expertise of the academic staff not only spans a wide variety of subjects and methodological traditions across the broad field of Media and Communications but are based within the vibrant interdisciplinary environment of the Department of Communications, Drama and Film which shares expertise, research events, and resources across disciplines.

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4 years


Jan 2025

Start Month

Dec 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • September 2024
  • January 2025
  • September 2025

Mode of Study

  • Full Time