University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

Popular Culture

This course comprises advanced level study of the various aspects of popular culture that were produced and consumed in Britain since the late 19th century. The programme consists of a broad range of modules from a number of academic disciplines including history, English, sociology, cultural studies, religious studies, and film studies.

Course modules

Modules include: theories and concepts for the analysis of popular culture; popular consumerism in Britain 1850-1939; youth subcultures and national identity in post war England; science fiction and fantasy; the sacred and the profane in popular culture; crime of the century, murders and the media; fads and fame, the industrialisation of culture; screening horror, trauma, fear and fantasy in film; independent study project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is largely by coursework, essays and presentations. Students also complete a dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 12,445 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,020 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2017 GBP 3,010 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus WV1 1SB West Midlands

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