Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, Kingston University London

PhD Studentships in Art, Design& Architecture (London 2016/17)

The Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture is pleased to invite

applications to its PhD programmes in all areas of art, design and

architecture. The Faculty offers AHRC studentships in two

cross-university training centres: TECHNE and the London Doctoral

Design Centre (LDOC). These centres offer the highest quality research

expertise and aim to develop the next generation of art and design

researchers. TECHNE has approximately 50 scholarships to award each

year across a range of arts and humanities disciplines. LDOC is focused

in the Design and Built Environment areas and has approximately 6

scholarships to award each year. In 2015-16, 11 AHRC studentships were

awarded to Kingston applicants. Maintenance rates for 2016-17 are

yet to be announced by the AHRC, but for a guide, the 2015/16 maintenance

rate for full-time students is £16,075.


TECHNE Doctoral Training Partnership (DTP)

TECHNE provides an outstanding graduate training experience, drawing

together the best of traditional scholarship, history, theory and

practice across seven higher education institutions in London and the

South East with extensive collaboration from 13 world-leading partners

including the Natural History Museum, the V&A, the Science Museum, the

BFI and the Barbican. Further information is available at:



London Doctoral Design Centre (CDT)

LDOC offers a unique opportunity to conduct interdisciplinary research

in Design, supported by a rich and varied network of design research

expertise and creative industry partners organisational partners

(including BT, Design Council, International Flavours and Fragrances,

Microsoft Research Cambridge and V&A Museum). We are looking for

motivated and engaged individuals, from any disciplinary background,

with a strong interest in exploring how design can make a difference to

contemporary social concerns, knowledge production and creative

practices. Further information is available at: http://ldoc-cdt.ac.uk


Deadline for final applications to Kingston University:

- GMT 5pm Friday 8 January 2016

- Interviews held in the week beginning 18 January 2016

- Final submission via Kingston to TECHNE/ LDoc: Sunday 7 February 2016


Details of the application process can be found at the website:

Course Web site at Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, Kingston University London