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Professional Doctorate in Digital Arts - PhD


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Course Description

About the School of Engineering and Digital Arts

Established over 40 years ago, the School has developed a top-quality teaching and research base, receiving excellent ratings in both research and teaching assessments.

The School undertakes high-quality research that has had significant national and international impact, and our spread of expertise allows us to respond rapidly to new developments.

As a postgraduate student in the School of Engineering and Digital Arts, you receive support through individual supervision, specialised seminars and colloquia, usually with external speakers. If you study one of our taught Master's programmes, you also attend dedicated lectures and classes in your chosen field of study.

We offer a range of financial support options, including:

Our 30 academic staff and over 130 postgraduate students and research staff provide an ideal focus to effectively support a high level of research activity. There is a thriving student population studying for postgraduate degrees in a friendly and supportive teaching and research environment.

We have research funding from the Research Councils UK, European research programmes, a number of industrial and commercial companies and government agencies including the Ministry of Defence. Our Electronic Systems Design Centre and Digital Media Hub provide training and consultancy for a wide range of companies. Many of our research projects are collaborative, and we have well-developed links with institutions worldwide.The School conducts high-quality significant national and international research and offers excellent opportunities for graduate studies, successfully combining modern engineering and technology with the exciting field of digital media. The digital media group has interests in many areas of interactive multimedia and digital film and animation.

There is particular strength in web design and development, including e-commerce, e-learning, e-health; and the group has substantial experience in interaction design (eg, Usability and accessibility), social computing (eg, Social networking, computer mediated communication), mobile technology (e.g, iPhone), virtual worlds (eg, Second Life) and video games. In the area of time-based media, the group has substantial interest in digital film capture and editing, and manipulation on to fully animated 3D modelling techniques as used in games and feature films.

Research themes include:

Start date:

PhD: September, January, May


Visit the Digital Arts - PhD page on the University of Kent website for more details!

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(Scholarship)

University of Kent Postgraduate Scholarships and Funding - No. of awards TBC

he University of Kent has a scholarship fund of over £11 million to support our taught and research students including funding from the UK Research Councils, subject and location-specific scholarships, philanthropic awards and discounts and scholarships for Kent alumni.The funding links and pages below give more information about specific awards and the Scholarships Finder database allows you to make key word searches. In addition we recommend you check with the relevant Europe and centre or academic schools in case they have any additional information.

Value of Scholarship(s)

Various

Eligibility

https://www.kent.ac.uk/scholarships/postgraduate/

Application Procedure

See https://www.kent.ac.uk/scholarships/postgraduate/

Further Information

https://www.kent.ac.uk/scholarships/postgraduate/


(Scholarship)

Kent Engineering and Digital Arts Postgraduate scholarship - Home and EU students - 4 Awards

Applicants must:-
Be in receipt of a conditional offer for either a postgraduate taught or postgraduate research programme in the School of Engineering and Digital Arts from September 2019
Firmly accept an offer by 31 May 2019
A total of 4 scholarships worth £1,000.00 (a one-off payment) are available to all home and EU applicants
Shortlisted applicants (with the exception of research applicants) will be required to attend an interview (or via Skype for overseas applicants)
Scholarship holders would be expected to undertake reasonable duties to support the external profile of the School of Engineering and Digital Arts, for instance assisting with Open Days, outreach with the local community, working with the International Development team and promoting the School of Engineering and Digital Arts in their home countries
This award can be held in conjunction with other awards and scholarships offered by the University of Kent
The scholarship will be paid at the end of the first three months of registration.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£1000

Eligibility

The School of Engineering and Digital Arts is pleased to announce the launch of our Kent Engineering and Digital Arts Postgraduate scholarship for either a taught or research programme within our School.A total of 4 scholarships of £1,000 are available to all Home and EU applicants and more details can be found here.Applicants who have firmly accepted an offer by 31 May 2019 and submitted a scholarship application will be eligible for consideration. Please send any enquiries to Tara Sutton [email protected]

Application Procedure

How to apply
You should apply for the scholarship only after you have received a formal offer to study a programme in the School of Engineering and Digital Arts. Applications for the Scholarship must be made via your applicant portal. Once logged in, click on My Scholarships and Bursaries. You will then see a list of scholarships that you may be eligible to apply for. Click on Apply and follow the steps to submit your application. As part of your application you will need to upload an essay which should be submitted as either a Word or PDF document. For this essay, please write no more than 750 words detailing how studying your chosen postgraduate programme at the School of Engineering and Digital Arts will enhance your career and personal development.
Deadline: 31/05/2019

Further Information

https://www.kent.ac.uk/scholarships/search/FN16EDAPGS01


(Scholarship)

Kent Engineering and Digital Arts Postgraduate scholarship - International students - 4 Awards

Applicants must:-
Be in receipt of a conditional offer for either a postgraduate taught or postgraduate research programme in the School of Engineering and Digital Arts from September 2019
Firmly accept an offer by 31 May 2019
A total of 4 scholarships worth £4,000.00 are available to all overseas applicants
Shortlisted applicants (with the exception of research applicants) will be required to attend an interview (or via Skype for overseas applicants)
Scholarship holders would be expected to undertake reasonable duties to support the external profile of the School of Engineering and Digital Arts, for instance assisting with Open Days, outreach with the local community, working with the International Development team and promoting the School of Engineering and Digital Arts in their home countries
This award can be held in conjunction with other awards and scholarships offered by the University of Kent
The scholarship will be paid at the end of the first three months of registration.

Value of Scholarship(s)

£4000

Eligibility

The School of Engineering and Digital Arts is pleased to announce the launch of our Kent Engineering and Digital Arts Postgraduate scholarship for either a taught or research programme within our School.A total of 4 scholarships of £4,000 are available to all international applicants and more details can be found here.Applicants who have firmly accepted an offer by 31 May 2019 and submitted a scholarship application will be eligible for consideration. Please send any enquiries to Tara Sutton [email protected]

Application Procedure

How to apply
You should apply for the scholarship only after you have received a formal offer to study a programme in the School of Engineering and Digital Arts. Applications for the Scholarship must be made via your applicant portal. Once logged in, click on My Scholarships and Bursaries. You will then see a list of scholarships that you may be eligible to apply for. Click on Apply and follow the steps to submit your application. As part of your application you will need to upload an essay which should be submitted as either a Word or PDF document. For this essay, please write no more than 750 words detailing how studying your chosen postgraduate programme at the School of Engineering and Digital Arts will enhance your career and personal development.
Deadline
31/05/2009

Further Information

https://www.kent.ac.uk/scholarships/search/FN16EDAPGO01



Entry Requirements

A 2.2 or honours degree or MSc with Merit or above in a computing, multimedia and digital arts or a related design subject.

All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.


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