University of Westminster

University of Westminster

Cultural and Critical Studies

This interdisciplinary course offers students the opportunity to study contemporary critical and cultural debates across a wide range of fields. Exploring a variety of different visual, textual and spatial forms of culture, and their diverse theorisations.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree (2.1 or above) or equivalent in a relevant subject. Students whose 1st language is not English, should have an IELTS score of 6.5 with 7.0 in writing or equivalent. The University offers pre-sessional summer programmes for students who need to improve their English before starting the course.

Course modules

Core modules: capitalism and culture; dissertation; problems and perspectives in cultural studies; research methods: knowledge, cultural memory, archives and research; option modules: creative digital technology; interpreting spaces; reading contemporary culture; reading the nation; representing world cultures; sexuality and narrative; urban cultures.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include essays and presentations.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MA Part-time day September 2016 - 24 months
MA Full-time January 2017 - 12 months
MA Part-time January 2017 - 24 months
MA Full-time September 2017 - 12 months
MA Part-time September 2017 - 24 months
MA Full-time January 2018 - 12 months
MA Part-time January 2018 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Regent Street Westminster W1B 2UW South East

Key information

Course Enquiries
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