Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Social and Cultural Theory

The course offers students an opportunity to consider a wide range of theoretical and critical ideas in relation to our contemporary cultural, political and sociological experiences; it incorporates ideas from philosophy, sociology and cultural and critical theory to provide an integration of ways of thinking about our cultural formations and practices.

Entry requirements

2.2 Honours degree or above, or relevant professional experience.

Course modules

Core modules: 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.

Sponsorship information

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


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 28 per Credit (overseas fees) 2 years
MA Full-time £ 26 per Credit (home fees) 2 years
MA Distance learning £ 26 per Credit (home fees) 2 years
MA Distance learning £ 28 per Credit (overseas fees) 2 years
MA Part-time £ 26 per Credit (home fees) 5 years
MA Part-time £ 28 per Credit (overseas fees) 5 years

Campus details

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

Key information

Telephone number: 
01782 294400