Ph.D. in Creative Technologies
The School of Creative Technologies is centered around the application of new technologies to support creative areas. This includes games design and development, animation, video, and sound, as well as other application areas, such as healthcare or security. We work closely with cultural heritage organizations worldwide to develop better methods of safeguarding digital assets. Our research is organized around five themes: Virtual Reality and Advanced Interactive Technologies, Digital Preservation, Computer Games Design and Technology, High-Performance Visualisation, Computer Animation.
The School welcomes applications from candidates wishing to pursue a higher degree by research. We can provide supervision across a range of areas, including Virtual Reality and Advanced Interactive Technologies, Future Proof Computing, Computer Games Design and Technology, High-Performance Visualisation, Intelligent Systems and Robotics, Computer Animation and Digital Storytelling.
Funded Ph.D. Opportunities
- Deep learning for 3D model synthesis (application deadline 11th February 2018)
- Hackrobatics! A Study of Artificial Constraints as Play in Game Development (application deadline 11th February 2018)
- High-Performance Visualisation Workflows for The Creative Use of Big Data in Environmental Geohazards.(application deadline 11th February 2018)
Our dedicated Graduate School is the first port of call for information for all postgraduate research students and supervisors. We support, administer and coordinate training for the MPhil, Ph.D. and Professional Doctorate programmes.
As a research degree student at the University of Portsmouth, you will have access to the Graduate School Development Programme, which offers broad-based generic skills training with over 150 workshops on a wide range of topics including research design, doctoral process, and career development. These popular and highly rated workshops are delivered by our expert tutors from across the University and support our students at all stages of their research degree.
Find a supervisor
Please contact us to discuss your research ideas in more detail and to ensure that we have the supervisory expertise available to support your intended research area. We can then put you in touch with a potential supervisor.
A good first degree from an internationally recognized university (depending upon the chosen course, minimum second class or equivalent) or a Master’s degree in an appropriate subject. Exceptionally, equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications will be considered.
For students whose first language is not English, an English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0 is required.
Start dates: October and February.
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