TECHNE AHRC Eligible Subject Areas PhD


At Roehampton, we cover a broad range of subjects in the arts and humanities, and we have the research expertise to supervise in most of the subject areas covered by TECHNE. To find out more about our areas of specialism and particular research interests, please go to the research pages of the departments listed below.

Subject group




History, classics, philosophy, theology


Cultures & Heritage

Law, politics and international relations, cultural geography, conservation, media, journalism & publishing, cultural studies, development, ethnography and anthropology

Social Science (Law, Politics and International Relations); Media Culture and Languages (Cultural geography, media, journalism and publishing, cultural studies); Life Sciences (conservation, development, ethnography and anthropology)

Visual Arts

Theory and practice; design; architecture, art history

Media Culture and Languages (digital arts theory and practice, film-based theory and practice); Drama, Theatre and Performance (Art Theory and Aesthetics; Community Art); Humanities (Art History)

Performing and Creative Arts

Music, creative writing, dance, drama

Education (music education); English and Creative Writing, Dance, Drama

Languages and Literature

English and modern languages, interpreting and translation

English and Creative Writing, Media Culture and Languages


Please contact the appropriate Research Degrees Convener prior to submitting a TECHNE application.