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Doctoral Students

LARC is home to more than sixty doctoral students. Under the supervision of our experienced and supportive staff they pursue a wide range of research topics across the creative arts. One of the most innovative features of the doctoral programme at Leeds Beckett University is that many students are working on PhDs where practice is the central part of their work.

To see the topic areas covered for doctoral study within LARC please look at our staff Research Profiles where you will get a sense of the subjects where we can offer supervision.

If you want to discuss your ideas for a PhD then please contact Professor Robert Shail for film, music or performing arts and Professor Simon Morris for art and design.

If you would like to apply to study with us for a PhD please follow this link to the University Research Office where you will find more details of the application process.

Below are profiles of some of our doctoral students illustrating the wide range of approaches taken.