Professional doctorate in creative arts (DCA)

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This exciting doctoral programme at Leeds Beckett University is aimed at both practicing artists and professionals working in the arts field. Whether you are a painter or a filmmaker, a gallery curator or working in community arts, you can study in a flexible way which suits your working life. Under the supervision of our expert staff you can develop either a practice-based project or a traditional written thesis which build on your professional practice.

Join us on a path of discovery and contribute your knowledge and talent to research in the arts. Have your skills acknowledged by a doctoral qualification, producing work of value to you, to your employer, and to the wider community.

Overseas applicants should contact - telephone: +44 (0)113 812 5385 before applying.

For further information or to discuss an application contact Prof. Rob Shail or Dr Lewis Paul

The Graduate School: For all enquiries regarding the application process, please contact or telephone: +44 (0)113 812 5385.

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