Join the academic community in history, politics, philosophy and cultural studies at the University of Brighton for your PhD project - whether single-disciplinary, interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary - in the following areas:
There is a thriving postgraduate and research culture across the humanities at Brighton, offering expert disciplinary, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary supervision across social, cultural and political history, literary and cultural analysis, political, moral and applied philosophy and contemporary critical theory, as well as exciting interdisciplinary combinations with other areas of the University of Brighton.
We welcome approaches to discuss suitable projects and can provide advice on application, proposals and any suitable funding.
Your PhD will be supervised by expert academics who will also guide you towards career decisions and allow your work to draw on and contribute to the wider academic society at Brighton and at partner universities.
Find supervisory interests through the disciplinary links on our staff profile finder
Across politics, philosophy, history and cultural studies, we particularly welcome projects addressing:
Research in these areas is the work of specialist centres at the College of Arts and Humanities, including the Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics and the Centre for Research in Memory, Narrative and Histories
There are also PhD opportunities at the University of Brighton's College of Arts and Humanities in language, linguistics, literature, media, and the history of art, design and fashion, as well as transdisciplinary opportunities in both theoretical and practice disciplines including art, design, media and architecture, education and health.