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.

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally have a good Honours degree in an arts, humanities, or social sciences subject; substantial relevant experience or professional qualifications can substitute for graduate status.

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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 2,950 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 12,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 5,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

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

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