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 researchers Professor Cathy Lane and Professor Angus Carlyle publish ‘Sound arts now’
‘Sound arts now’, published through Uniform books, is an exploration of contemporary artistic practices and theories with a conscious shift of reference away from the “white men from the global north”.
Unfolding Narratives 2: Manuel Francisco Sousa
To celebrate LCC's second doctoral work-in-progress show, we chat to PhD student Manuel Sousa about the power of documentary photography.
Unfolding Narratives 2: Victoria Karlsson
To celebrate LCC's second doctoral work-in-progress show, we chat to PhD student Victoria Karlsson about her exploration of sound arts.
Unfolding Narratives 2: Boyi Sun (Betsy)
To celebrate LCC's second doctoral work-in-progress show, we chat to PhD student Boyi Sun about her research around 'Gan Jue'.