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The Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries (CMCI) encompasses 25+ active researchers, including six professors. 

In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) CMCI submitted together with the  Department of Digital Humanities  to Unit of Assessment (UoA) 36 (Culture, Communication and Media Studies). 80% of our research was recognised as being of a world-leading (4*) and internationally excellent standard (3*). In UoA 36 our submission was placed first in the UK in terms of Research Power. 

CMCI has approximately  40 postgraduate research students  studying for a doctorate. Several have secured funding support from schemes operated by the London Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (Economic and Social Research Council), the London Arts and Humanities Partnership (Arts and Humanities Research Council) and from the King’s-China Scholarship Programme (K-CSC). 

Additionally, CMCI runs regular research seminars for students, staff and guests. Notable visiting researchers include David Buckingham, Annette Hill, and Ramon Lobato. 

Postgraduate Research

The Department of Culture, Media & Creative Industries at King’s has a vibrant postgraduate research culture, with doctoral candidates contributing to teaching and research.

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Postdoctoral research opportunities

The Department of Culture, Media and Creative Industries (CMCI) welcomes postdoctoral fellows and visiting scholars from around the globe who will enrich our academic community, add to our scholarly mission, and provide intellectually stimulating seminars and lectures for our students and staff.

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Postgraduate opportunities with CMCI and other information

Our Connections

Our Connections

CMCI partnerships and connections both within King's and around the world



Academic profiles for Department researchers and other people pages