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Open Day

Research Degrees Open Evening

22 October 2019 | 5.30pm – 8.30pm


Join us on 22 October 2019 to find out more about applying for MRes, MPhil and PhD programmes at the Royal College of Art. 

This open evening is for anyone wishing to learn more about our Research Programmes. You'll  hear from academic staff and students and get advice on applying for funding for your studies.

This open evening is for those interested in applying for the following programmes and Research Centres:

MPhil/PhD Architecture

MPhil/PhD Arts & Humanities

MPhil/PhD Communication

MPhil/PhD Design

PhD Intelligent Mobility

MRes RCA: Architecture Pathway

MRes RCA: Communication Design Pathway

MRes RCA: Design Pathway

MRes RCA: Fine Art & Humanities Pathway

MRes Healthcare & Design

Burberry Material Futures Research Group

Helen Hamlyn Research Centre

The schedule for the evening is:

  • 5.15pm - Registration
  • 5.30pm - Welcome and Introductions (Catherine Dormor)
  • 5.45pm - Doctoral Research at the Royal College of Art – preparing your proposal (Catherine Dormor & Sam Jacoby)
  • 6.30pm - Research in Practice (Rebecca Fortnum & Ashley Hall)
  • 7.00pm - LAHP Funding – (Hugh Bowden, LAHP Deputy Director)
  • 7.30pm - VR Research-in-action Workshop & Discussion (Eleanor Dare& Eleni Ikoniadou)
  • 8.00pm - School/Centre Q&A sessions