Research Degrees

What are the benefits of studying a research degree at the Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Graduate School?

Research Supervision

The Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Graduate School has over 40 members of staff supervising research degrees in various fields including fine art, design and history of art.

Find the right supervisor by reading University of the Arts London research staff profiles

Download the Graduate School supervisors list, which also contains their areas of expertise - Camberwell, Chelsea, Wimbledon supervisors [PDF, 23 KB]

Research Centres

The following are part of the Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Graduate School:

  • Transnational Art, Identity and Nation (TrAIN) - Research centre that deals with the impact of identity and nation on the production and consumption of artefacts in a global context. Find out more about TrAIN
  • Ligatus - Research centre that combines the study of bookbinding and the conservation of books with research into modern digital data analysis and collection management tools. Find out more about Ligatus
  • Textile Environment Design (TED) - Part of the Textile Futures Research Centre, this research group develops practice-based sustainable design strategies that assist in creating textiles that reduce the impact on the environment. Find out more about TED

Developing Research Careers

There are a number of ways that the Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon Graduate School helps students to develop their careers as researchers:

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant - This scheme offers Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon PhD students the opportunity to teach on selected undergraduate and postgraduate courses across the three colleges
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellowships - The fellowships offer early career researchers the opportunity to progress their careers and to acquire new skills, such as bid development, working as a co-investigator. Read about past post-doctoral research fellowships

Research Student Programme

The programme is a forum for discussing and developing ideas with other students at similar stages of their research degrees. Find out more about the research student programme

Completed Research Degrees

Find out more about researchers who have completed PhD or MPhil degrees, their supervisory teams and their thesis titles. Read about a selection of recently completed research degrees