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Expression Of Interest in MPhil/PhD Programme

The Department of Media and Communications is no longer accepting MPhil/PhD applications for entry in September 2015. The application system for entry in September 2016 will open in October 2015. 

Faculty will be happy to provide informal feedback and guidance to draft applications for MPhil/PhD study from September 2015. Prospective applicants are welcome to submit their name and email address to Media.PhD@lse.ac.uk| and they will receive a reminder once the enquiries system opens in September 2015. Please be aware that faculty will not be able to offer feedback before this time.

When you are contacted, you will be asked to provide the following:

  • Research Proposal (up to 2500 words)
  • Personal Statement (up to 1500 words)
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Overall Grades/Marks on Previous/Current Study
  • Preferred potential supervisor (see Academic Staff list)

Guidance of how to structure and what to include in the research proposal can be found in the Doctoral Programmes Student Handbook|.