The Information & Communications section has a world-wide reputation for postgraduate teaching and is home to the Centre for Research in Libraries, Information and Media (CeRLIM).

Staff offer supervision of research degrees in the following areas:

Within these areas we apply both quantitative and qualitative methods to research in the study of topics including:

A common feature of research in each of these areas is an emphasis on evaluation of information and media and its impact on its users, uses and transformation environment.

Before applying for a research degree, applicants should have a preliminary discussion with a member of staff to discuss a proposed research project. To arrange this please contact Dr Frances Johnson or Dr Adi Kuntsman, Information & Communications Research Degrees Coordinator.

For further information on the application process, contact the Faculty Research Degrees Administrator: - 0161 247 6673

More about research degrees and how to apply

Research degrees are available to study on-campus or through distance learning.

How to apply for a distance learning PhD