Institute for Screen Industries Research

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Study with us

The ISIR provides an overarching community for specialists in the study of the screen industries. Our members are involved in teaching and research at both postgraduate and undergraduate levels.

Research degrees (PhD / MRes)

We welcome applications from people keen to carry out research involving ISIR themes.

Our prospectus has full information on the structure of our PhD programmes.

PhD prospectus

You are advised to contact your potential academic supervisor before making an application. They may be able to help you with your proposal and advise on possible sources of funding.

Our research team profiles

Our PhD researchers are part of a lively and engaged research community and are encouraged to:

  • take part in seminars, conferences and regular reading groups
  • get involved in our research centres and networks

Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies research


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Be part of a thriving community of doctoral students producing world-class research.


Masters degrees

There are a range of MA courses that provide opportunities to study ISIR themes.

Masters prospectus

Undergraduate degrees

ISIR themes are embedded in our undergraduate degrees, both as a dedicated degree and as specialist modules as part of an interdisciplinary approach.

Undergraduate prospectus

The ISIR is also one of the driving forces behind the Creative Student Network. We help students develop the skills that will help them find jobs in the creative industries through a programme of visiting professionals and internships with leading creative employers.

Creative Student Network


Institute for Screen Industries Research

The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD