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MPhil/PhD in Interdisciplinary Studies

As a PhD candidate within CIM, you will be part of a thriving research culture. You will have the opportunity to work with emerging and well-established academics and to share, develop and discuss your research. Through regular seminars, events and training workshops, our graduates are equipped with a wide range of academic and professional skills. We welcome research proposals that are highly interdisciplinary and methodologically innovative, and which focus on the Centre's main research themes: Applications, Interfaces and Gestures; Change and Continuity; Experiments in Participation; and Method and Methodology.

Our staff have the following further research expertise:
Actor Network Theory; Big Data and Society; Branding and Consumer Culture; Change and Continuity; Children and Childhood; Cities and Urban Change; Complexity Theory; Computational Cultures; Critical Realism; Critical and Cultural Theory; Cultural Economy; Curatorial Practice; Digital Art; Digital Humanities; Digital Mapping; Digital Methodologies; Digital Play; Digital Research Methods; Digital Publishing; Feminist and Cultural Theory; Food; GIS and Spatial Dynamics; Interdisciplinary Methodologies; Interface Criticism; Media Theory; Neoliberalism; Network Politics; Open Source and Free Culture; Philosophy of Technology; Sociology of Culture; Software Studies; Time and Temporality; Social Life of Data; Visualisation.

Essential Information

3-4 years full time
Up to 7 years part time

Entry requirements
2:i undergraduate degree and Master’s (or equivalent) in a relevant subject

English Language Requirements


Location of study
University of Warwick

Course fees

MPhil / PhD

Full time:
Home/EU: £4,191 per year
Overseas: £16,230 per year

Part time:
Home/EU: £2,515 per year
Overseas: £9,738 per year

Find out more about Fees and Funding

Department website
Centre for Interdisciplinary Methodologies


Applying to Warwick