Institute for Media and Creative Industries

This Institute is dedicated to the media and creative industries; music, the press, radio, film, television, electronic games, literature, museums, drama, dance, art, tourism, journalism, and the internet. We work with the arts, the social sciences, and the humanities as equal intellectual lodestones.

The Institute for Media and Creative Industries attracts graduate research students and world-leading faculty. We collaborate across the University, and externally with a range of UK and international academics, practitioners and research centres. This helps to ensure our impact on academia, industry, institutions, civil society, professionals, and policy-makers at both national and international levels.

Masters programmes

The Institute for Media and Creative Industries is dedicated to promulgating critical understandings of how the media and creative industries work, along with insights into broader economic, social, and political issues.

Our research

The Institute for Media and Creative Industries incorporates an interdisciplinary team of researchers with a shared interest in the growth and impact of media and the creative industries. Our research focuses on four key areas of media development and delivery: Infrastructure, Labour, Output and Audiences.

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PhD opportunities

Students who decide to undertake a PhD programme with the Institute for Media and Creative Industries will have the opportunity to work with top researchers and industry leaders, and gain first-hand experience of real life problem solving.

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