Research Policy & Strategy
The institution’s mission statement prioritises Research as social transformation.
Dissertation and practice. The word count of the dissertation is 40.000 – 120.000.
The examination panel comprises 3 external examiners and no internal examiners.
Forms of Output
No information provided.
Full-time 3 years
Part-time 5 years
Students receive research training on research methods annually, and ethics training on the first year. They interact with their peer group through group seminars, group supervision and master classes. At institutional level, they participate in research seminars and symposia. Students engage with the professional world outside the institution through public engagement activities and collaborative / live projects.
There is an annual progress review.
Undergraduate & Masters Research
- Research training (including ethics training) is embedded at Masters level study.
- Research training (including ethics training) is embedded at BA level study.
Quality Assurance & Enhancement
The QAE policy and strategy is supervised by University of Vic, Central Catalonia.
Supervisors are appointed depending on research interests and availability. Normally, staff work with 1 to 2 students.
Supervisors are allocated 45h annually and are provided with training.
70% of academic staff hold a 3rd Cycle Award.
5% of staff are currently undertaking a 3rd cycle award in the institution.
Overall, responsibility for managing 3rd cycle programme resides with the Doctoral Unit Coordinator / Graduate School.
The doctoral programme is advertised nationally.
Applications consist of:
- Research proposal
- Institutional Application Form
10 students join the programme annually.
Currently there are 20 registered students in the PhD programme in artistic research.
To date, no students have graduated from the programme.
Students fund through self-funding, project-funding, and state-funding.
Doctoral students have access to:
- Specialist archive / library facilities
- Technical / practical skills development
- Desk Space
- Digital resources
Additional financial support is provided for conference attendances and presentations.
Students gain experience of teaching at BA level study.
Degrees are validated by the Regional Education Government.