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Academy of Live and Recorded Arts
AECC University College
Arts University Bournemouth
Bath Spa University
In 2017, Bath Spa will celebrate 12 years as a university, 70 years of teacher education at Newton Park and over 160 years of teaching.
The University has been named by Which? as one of the top five creative universities in the UK, with around 7,000 students and 1,000 staff. Over 94 per cent of graduates are in work or further study within six months of graduating, and many are successful freelancers, entrepreneurs or are employed in different companies across many sectors.
For further information: https://www.bathspa.ac.uk/
Bishop Grosseteste University
Research is important to us at BG for its intrinsic as well as extrinsic value and our Centre for Educational Development and Research (CEDaR) supports research among staff and students across the institution.
Doctoral Study at Bishop Grosseteste
Studying for a doctoral level qualification is one of the most exciting, stimulating and challenging things you can do. BG’s innovative doctoral programmes are designed to empower you as a professional educator to conduct robust research focused on the critical analysis of evidence, pushing back the boundaries of knowledge, developing policy and professional practice, and improving the quality of education as a whole.
Many of our courses, particularly at Higher Education level, have a research component, and we place importance on the teaching of good research practice. A number of Bradford College staff are engaged in research projects, and have had research published in books and journals on a range of topics.
British & Irish Modern Music Institute
We offer a broad range of Higher and Further Education music courses – including BA Honours Degrees, nationally accredited Diplomas and Postgraduate Teaching Certificates. Our professional highly vocational and real-world courses include studies in guitar, bass, drums, vocals, songwriting, music production, music business, music journalism and event management.
Buckinghamshire New University
Research at Buckinghamshire New University (Bucks) is focused on the needs of business, commerce and industry as well as the public and voluntary sectors.
Bucks strongly encourage a collaborative approach and have a number of non-profit research centres and institutes which foster close links with industry, the public sector and charitable organisations.
Bucks has a flourishing research degree programme, with opportunities for both full-time and part-time study leading towards MPhil and PhD degrees in a wide range of subject areas.
Research is profiled in the Bucks Knowledge Archive, the online repository for Bucks’ academics’ research output.
The University now has nearly 4500 students from foundation level, to PhD. They are drawn from over 100 countries around the world, as well as closer to home with nearly 15% of Falmouth students coming from Cornwall.
They benefit from world-class teaching and state of the art, industry standard facilities. Falmouth University has identified three strategic themes for research: the digital economy, sustainable design and creative, connected communuites. Both through its research and teaching, the university aims to play a major role in the economic regeneration of Cornwall while helping graduates into great jobs.
Harper Adams University
There is a healthy research environment at Harper Adams, producing some exciting ideas and advances for the land-based sector. Research at Harper Adams is expanding rapidly, with a 51% increase in external funding from 2011 – 2012. HAU has research competence across the entire agri-food chain, offering farm facilities, laboratories, glasshouses, and engineering workshops, and provides links to small and medium sized enterprises within the agri-food sector.
Hartpury College and University Centre
Hartpury is an Associate Faculty of the University of the West of England (UWE) and has been working in partnership with UWE since 1997. It is currently working towards ‘Taught Degree Awarding Powers’ with the aim of awarding its own degrees, potentially from September 2018.
Today it has more than 1500 students working towards foundation degrees, honours degrees and postgraduate qualifications in equine, sport and animal and land studies.
Hereford College of Arts
The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance
Leeds Arts University
The University currently delivers postgraduate, undergraduate and further education. The University is a teaching led institution where research including practice-based research is encouraged and supported. Through research, members of staff acquire subject specific expertise, maintain currency with their subject and connect with other academics; all of which feeds into the work with students.
Leeds College of Music
The conservatoire opened in 1965 as Leeds Music Centre, providing a light music course with a significant focus on jazz. In 1993, LCoM launched the first jazz degree in Europe and went on to become the first U.K. conservatoire to offer popular music, music production, and, later, music business. Now, 50 years since its inception, the conservatoire’s undergraduate program includes degrees in popular music, classical music, jazz, music production, music business, film music, songwriting, and folk, and the postgraduate study option, entitled MMus/PGDip Creative Musician, offers the opportunity to collaborate with leading composers, performers, producers, and songwriters, and develop skills as a professional-level musician.
Leeds Trinity University
Leeds Trinity has a rapidly growing research reputation in a number of specific areas of expertise with commitment to an actively forward-thinking programme that innovates the links between teaching and research across the full range of courses.
The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts
The London Institute of Banking & Finance
Our undergraduate, postgraduate and apprenticeship degrees in banking and finance are specific to role requirements and delivered by respected industry practitioners. As a result our students graduate with a recognised professional status and are prepared to advance the sector.
Today we are the only specialist provider of dedicated personal finance qualifications for children and young people and play a leading role in the development of financial understanding in the wider community.
We work with banking and finance sector experts to develop our professional qualifications in banking, regulated advice and international trade finance. Our aim is to help both individuals and organisations to preform better. All of our qualifications are therefore providing clear career paths to match industry need and professional recognition and can lead to Chartered Associateship status.
London Film School
London Film School (LFS) is a not-for-profit film school in London and is situated in a converted brewery in Covent Garden, London, neighbouring Soho, a hub of the UK film industry.
LFS was founded in 1956 by Gilmore Roberts as the London School of Film Technique (LSFT). Originally based on Electric Avenue in Brixton, the school moved to its current premises on Shelton Street in 1966, after a brief parenthesis in Charlotte Street, and changed its name to London Film School in 1969. From 1974 to 2000, it was known as the London International Film School (LIFS), and reverted to the name London Film School in 2001.
LFS offers various degrees at postgraduate level: an MA in Filmmaking, an MA in Screenwriting, and, in partnership with the University of Exeter, an MA in International Film Business and a PhD in Film by Practice. It also offers an expanding range of short and part-time professional development courses under the LFS Workshops banner.
LFS recruits students from all over the world and is specifically constituted as an international community; around 60% of its students are from outside the United Kingdom. LFS is one of the ScreenSkills “Film Academy Centres of Excellence”.
The school’s current Director is Gísli Snær and its current chairman is Greg Dyke.
Mont Rose College
New College of the Humanities
The growing research culture at Newman University was recognised through the Research Excellence Framework Exercise (REF) 2014. The REF results indicated that all research outputs from the University were of national or international standards in terms of originality, significance and rigour, with some outputs being classified as world-leading.
The Northern School of Art
Norwich University of the Arts
Research produced by NUA staff, students and collaborators interrogates the contexts in which art, design and media are produced, understood, used, exchanged and sustained, setting out to challenge conventions, provide new insights and develop original applications.
Plymouth College of Art
PCA strongly encourage and support links between research and pedagogy and between research and professional practice, and thinking through making radiates through all communities of practice – fine artists, makers, designers and creative media producers.
Ravensbourne University London
Researchers at Ravensbourne are likely to draw from ethnography, creative methods, action research, textual analysis, and production and audience studies. We are as likely to work with large organisations (Barclays, Marks and Spencer, the Royal Shakespeare Company, the BBC) as with Small to Medium-sized Enterprises who may be more associated with newer economic structures and production ecologies. We are also involved in policy-making and standard-setting.
Rose Bruford College
Royal Agricultural University
The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama
Professor Maria Delgado, Director of Research, introduces Research@Central:
As a constituent College of the University of London, Central supports a dynamic research community of staff and postgraduate research students (PGRS). We have recognised expertise in the areas of acting and actor-training; applied and social theatre; directing, directors, scenography and design; and cultural histories of performance. Crucially, much of this research operates at the intersection with industry and is realised with partners from a range of sectors, including theatres, film bodies, local authorities, NGOs, charities, cultural festivals, and the museum sector.
Southampton Solent University
Research clusters and groups
We are keen to encourage colleagues to work collaboratively, perhaps to accelerate development or to address emerging challenges. The diversity of our research clusters and groups underpins a rich array of research at Southampton Solent University. Our activities lead to important developments in key sectors, and our researchers are keen to build relationships with businesses and the community.
St. Mary’s University College Belfast
St Mary’s University, Twickenham
Research at St Mary’s is valued, encouraged and supported; undertaking research and scholarship is an integral part of academic life here.
Many of our academics have extensive networks and professional groups nationally and overseas, which offer opportunities for collaborative working, joint grant applications and access to a wide range of resources and expertise. We welcome visiting scholars from around the world as part of our research community.
The University of Law
University College Birmingham
University College of Estate Management
University College of Estate Management (UCEM) is the leading provider of supported online education for the Built Environment, with over 95 years’ experience of providing the highest quality learning opportunities. UCEM has more than 3,500 students from more than 100 countries benefiting from its qualifications taught by tutors with extensive industry experience. The university college is the largest provider of Degree Apprenticeships within the Built Environment and works with more than 120 employers to deliver their apprenticeship training needs to more than 650 apprentices.
University College of Osteopathy
University for the Creative Arts
University of Chichester
Undertaking a programme of postgraduate research at the University of Chichester provides you with a great opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills in a subject area that you are passionate about.
Together with an experienced supervisory team, you can define your own programme of study in addition to developing transferable skills that equip you for your future career in research and beyond.
University of Cumbria
The University was created in 2007 and has a strong background in practical disciplines such as those in Health, Education, applied sciences and the Arts.
A sense of place is very important to the University and this influences the research which is undertaken here in terms of the local, national and international perspectives adopted.
University of St Mark and St John
Research addresses economic growth and social mobility through sector-specific agendas in education, health, physical activity, sport, tourism, communication and the creative arts.
The university’s approach is based upon the principles of smart specialisation, bringing together subject knowledge, specialist research and sector priorities to create greater social and economic impact.
University of Suffolk
The University is a new kind of institution – one that allows you to access the knowledge and resources of a range of partners throughout Suffolk and beyond, and the wider community.
The University of Winchester
In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise no less than 75% of our research was deemed to be of international standard or above. The quality of our research led Times Higher Education to describe us as a ‘rising star’ of university research.
University of Worcester
The University has a strong focus on applied research, reflecting the professional and practice-based strengths of several of its academic Institutes and Research Centres; research which, through its application, will have significant impacts on the practice of teachers, health professionals, coaches, managers and artists.
Writtle University College
The University College can offer a number of exciting bespoke postgraduate research degrees tailored to individuals’ needs and interests.
York St John University
In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), thirty per cent of York St John University’s submission was classified as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.