Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University

Popular Culture

This programme covers film, literature and cultural history, it appeals if students are interested in popular culture in its critical and historical contexts. The programme provides students with experience of advanced cultural study, the practical skills necessary to undertake work across subject boundaries and training in transferable research skills and methodologies.

Entry requirements

To join this programme a good 1st degree in a relevant subject is normally required (2.2 or above); an interview forms part of the selection process.

Course modules

Modules: Critical approaches to postgraduate study in the humanities and social sciences; research philosophies and methodologies; dissertation. 4 modules from: from female to postfeminist gothic; women and popular culture; transgressive women: fatales, grrls and dangerous women; cinema, history and American national identity; men and supermen masculinities in twentieth century narratives; popular culture 1880-1920; representations of Liverpool; African Americans and U.S popular culture, 1890-1945; African Americans and U.S Popular culture since 1945; film genre history, context and conventions; out of the gutter reading the contemporary graphic novel; Hiroshima and the popular imagination; print and the people, 1850-1880; fictions of class, 1910-1965; literature of industrialisation; writing contemporary women; colour and rhythm literature, jazz and art; love, literature and popular culture; representing queenship; digital cultures in art and performance.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 4,680 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,000 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 26 per Credit module (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Ormskirk Campus Ormskirk L39 4QP North West

Key information

Course Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01695 657000