Developing a PhD
Discover our PhD opportunities. We offer flexible modes of study designed to fit your needs.
Why study with us?
Undertake your doctorate in a Department that was one of the first in the country to establish practice-based research PhDs. You'll benefit from our specialist supervision and extensive facilities at Minghella Studios.
Fees and funding
The University allocates around 150 entry awards each year in PhD studentships and bursaries, so there are many ways to access PhD funding.
How we support you
You'll receive support from our Department and the Graduate School, which is the University of Reading's hub for all doctoral activity. The Graduate School provides training, facilities and support services to enable you to perform at your best during your studies.
Journeys Across Media
Life in the Department
Find out more about day-to-day life as a PhD student in Film, Theatre & Television.
Our staff and PhD students develop exciting and diverse projects that span disciplines and the globe.