University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Critical Theory and Cultural Studies

This course gives students a comprehensive introduction to the critical tradition that shapes today's human and social sciences, as well as the opportunity to apply theories to contemporary cultural phenomena. The course builds on the scholarly relation between the theoretical and applied or practical aspects of research in the humanities, thereby preparing students for theoretically informed research in disciplines beyond cultural studies. Students are able to draw on the expertise of the teaching team in areas such as literary theory, continental philosophy, psychoanalysis, cultural studies and political theory.

Entry requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) in a related arts, humanities or social science subject. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

Course modules

Modules: tradition of critique 1; tradition of critique 2; approaches to theory: directed study; issues in criticism and culture: directed study; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,140 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,220 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,220 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,220 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,220 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 15,140 per Whole course (International) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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