Postgraduate funding for Visual Cultures

Discover postgraduate funding opportunities in the Department of Visual Cultures

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AHRC Studentships

Goldsmiths is part of the CHASE AHRC Doctoral Training Partnership, which funds up to 56 doctoral studentships per year. 

If you're thinking about carrying out a research degree in the arts and humanities, you could be eligible to apply for a studentship covering fees, a maintenance allowance and research training.

To be considered for one of these studentships, you will need to submit your application to one of our Mphil/PhD programmes in:

As part of your programme application, you will need to view our Mphil/PhD application pack and upload your Research Proposal along with your online application and CV to the releveant programme. Our internal Chase selection process takes place in late November / early December prior to the Goldsmiths-wide advertised deadline in January.

For further information, please email Dr Louis Moreno, l.moreno (

Apply for an AHRC studentship.

Forensic Architecture: Open Verification PhD Fellowship

Awarded to one successful candidate beginning in the autumn term of the academic year, Forensic Architecture (FA) is offering a fully funded PhD Fellowship at the Centre for Research Architecture. This is a ‘practice-led’ programme, the aim is to train the PhD Fellow as an early career practitioner in FA’s methods while also developing critical insights on these methods and on the political / historical context of the work, which will be developed in the written submission of the PhD. 

Find out more and apply.

Asymmetry Scholarship

Beginning in the academic year of Autumn 2024, we are offering a bespoke, fully funded Scholarship in the innovative Advanced Practices PhD programme at Goldsmiths. The four-year placement is a unique academic opportunity within the field of curatorial practices and cross-cultural research, awarded to one successful candidate who identifies to any extent with Chinese and Sinophone cultures and identities, based in the regions or internationally.

The Scholarship fully covers four years of the PhD programme, including tuition fees, monthly rent and living costs. The ideal candidate will be an academically determined art professional, an inventive thinker with a background in curatorial studies and/or contemporary art and relevant work experience.

While we are open to all applications, we strongly welcome applicants with work experience and innovative project portfolios or academic publications.

Find out more and apply for an Asymmetry scholarship.


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