Birkbeck, University of London
Cultural and Critical Studies
This degree explores critical and cultural debates across disciplines in the arts and humanities, offering you the chance to examine work in a diversity of media, including print culture, painting, film, new media and popular culture. It combines a thorough exposure to contemporary critical methods and debates with a diverse range of advanced study options. In consultation with tutors, you will be able to build a dynamic programme of study that allows you to follow themes and issues across different disciplines, and develop your interests accordingly.
The programme starts with a 2-term core course that explores key concepts. This is followed by a choice of 2 option modules and a 15,000-word dissertation. Option modules cover a range of themes and disciplines and are not restricted to a particular historical period or national culture. Your dissertation is due in mid-September. To find out more, read our programme handbook. Core module: Key Concepts in Cultural and Critical Studies: Part 1; Key Concepts in Cultural and Critical Studies: Part 2 . Option modules: A Confusion of Tongues: Illness, Language, Writing; Contemporary British Poetry; Memory Trauma and Cultural Identity; Nostalgia and the Heritage Industry; Postcolonialism: In Theory; Reading Time in the Twentieth Century; The Book Unbound; Theory of Clouds; Twenty-First Century Feminist Fiction and the World in Crisis; Visual Culture: Power and the Image; Voiceworks: Collaborative Song Project . MA Cultural and Critical Studies dissertation.
A critical bibliography, essays and a dissertation of 15,000 words.
The government's new postgraduate loan scheme allows you to borrow up to £10,000 to cover the cost of your tuition fees, living costs or other study expenses - and you don't have to start repaying until 2019. The School of Arts offers a number of bursaries for postgraduate students. Part-time students who are experiencing financial need may apply for assistance from the Birkbeck Alumni Fund Postgraduate Opportunity Bursary.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 14,850 per Year 1 (International)||1 Years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 8,175 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||1 Years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2018||GBP 7,425 per Year 1 (International)||2 Years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2018||GBP 4,075 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||2 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||WC1E 7HX||London|
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