Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Social and Cultural Theory

This course explores our ever changing global and technologically driven world. You will consider wide ranging ideas from questions of power, ideology, class, identity, gender, sexuality, technology, time and space through a complex array of different sociological and cultural/critical theory ideas and philosophies from contemporary continental philosophy.

Course modules

Modules include: Contemporary social theory; culture and identity; researching media, culture and society; research methods seminar; social and cultural theory dissertation. Optional modules: globalisation; the body and visual cartographies; research practice; shopping, identity and taste; new media and society; work experience project.

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Sponsorship information

Competitive bursaries are awarded (to full-time students) by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, ESRC studentship.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Distance learning September 2017 - 3 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Staffordshire University (Stoke Campus) Stoke on Trent ST4 2DF West Midlands

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