Apply for a PhD

Winchester School of Art offers an interdisciplinary, research-led environment for full- and part-time postgraduate research students whose research interests connect with one or more of the following areas: Fine Art, Curation, Design, Media, Fashion, Textiles, Luxury, Gaming, and Art and Design Management. We welcome both practice-based and critical/historical/sociological research methods. We particularly welcome applications that align with the Schoolā€™s key research groups, which includes the Luxury Research Group; Archaeologies of Media and Technology, and Critical Practices (in Art and Design).

To apply for postgraduate study you must satisfy the University’s general entry requirements. As well as academic qualifications and practical experience, we look for evidence of your interest in the programme and an understanding of the rigorous demands of postgraduate study. Further guidance on how to apply, along with links for information on entry requirements, international students, and fees and scholarships are available online. See more…

ToĀ make an application:

  1. Download our Guidance Notes: Applying for PhD Study at Winchester School of Art [PDF]. This includes an explanation of the PhD award, supervision & training, and application process, as well as guidance on writing a Research Proposal.
  2. View our Supervisors‘Ā profiles and research interests.
  3. View furtherĀ contents of this current website, which, as a platform for ourĀ current postgraduate research, offers insight into the recent and ongoing activities related to the PhD programme at the School.
  4. Apply online.

Contact Us
For all administrative queries, including admissions information, please contact:

Postgraduate Research Admissions

Faculty of Arts & Humanities
University of Southampton
Room 2093, Building 65
Avenue Campus
SO17 1BF

Tel: +44 (0) 23 8059 6809