Why study a research degree at London College of Communication?
As a postgraduate researcher at LCC, you will join a dynamic and rich research culture. We attract a diverse range of UK and International students with a wide scope of interests and perspectives.
With world-leading academics at the cutting-edge of new thinking in Design, Media and Screen, you will be supervised by practitioners and theorists specialising in key areas including the current practices and histories of photography, film, communication studies, sound arts, and graphics, as well as areas such as experimentation and innovation within the context of a post-digital culture and spatial design.
With over 25 years of experience, we are the internationally renowned leaders in practice-based research.
Developing research careers
There are a number of ways we help students to develop their careers as researchers:
- Graduate Teaching Assistant Scheme: this offers PhD students at London College of Communication the opportunity to teach on selected undergraduate and postgraduate courses across the 3 colleges.
- Postdoctoral Research Fellowships: these offer early career researchers the opportunity to progress their careers and to acquire new skills, such as bid development and working as a co-investigator.
How to apply
Find out more about PhD and MPhil degrees at UAL and how to apply.
London College of Communication and The Obsidian Collection launch powerful exhibition, ‘The New Wave’
From Wednesday 19 October, explore a selection of vital, inspiring photographic and moving image work made by students and alumni of colour.
Redistributive Imaginaries: investigating prosocial contribution in the digital era
Redigim is a knowledge exchange and research project funded by the CHANSE Programme of the EU, led by Dr Rebecca Bramall from London College of Communication
UAL leads international research project on branded content governance
Research project examining regulation, policies and practices surrounding brand-funded content - led by Professor Jonathan Hardy.
Refugee Journalism Project new report shows 64% of news broadcasts about refugees do not feature refugee voice
New research from the Refugee Journalism Project, based at London College of Communication, shows how the British broadcast media misrepresent refugees, migrants and asylum seekers by failing to adequately feature their voices in news