The Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences has a reputation for world leading and internationally excellent research which was firmly established in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE). There, three of our subject areas, Communication, Cultural and Media Studies; Psychology; and Social Work and Social Policy and Administration, had research rated as being of world-leading or internationally excellent quality in terms of originality, significance and rigour.
We offer research supervision in a wide variety of areas. Visit our Online Prospectus for an overview of our research degree programmes and entry requirements:
You can also find information about research opportunities in specific fields of interest by visiting our research centre pages listed below.
The Faculty of Arts and Human Sciences' Graduate School provides a focal point for the management and support of our PhD and Professional Doctorate programmes. Research students who study at LSBU become a vital part of our dynamic research culture and are one of the essential elements which make London South Bank University (LSBU) an exciting intellectual environment.
Research students benefit from our extensive research expertise which is organised within the Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR), formed in 2009. Its four research centres are:
These centres are now driving forwards our research activities and profile. Our interdisciplinary research draws on a range of subject, methodological and theoretical expertise. We offer research supervision in a wide variety of subject areas, within the broad areas of education, media and culture, psychology and social and policy research. The Faculty also has recognition from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) for PhDs in the areas of sociology and social policy.
Some of our recent research projects include:
If you are interested in applying for an MPhil or PhD you'll need to find out more about our Faculty's research degree programmes and entry requirements concerning research opportunities.
Applicants may also like to take a look at the RBDO Services for Research Students and the conferments that have been awarded by London South Bank University.
Professor Ian Albery
Tel: 020 7815 5856
Dr Beverly Goring
Senior Research Administrator
Tel: 020 7815 5796