Research course

Cultural Studies

University of Nottingham · Cultural Studies

Entry requirements

2:1 (or international equivalent) in an arts, humanities or social science subject.

Months of entry


Course content

Through your own unique research:

  • develop your knowledge of cultural studies
  • learn to apply cultural studies approaches to contemporary social, political and cultural phenomena

You'll be studying in an environment with a strong interdisciplinary and international perspective. Much of our work is guided by a transnational and transcultural agenda. This provides a stimulating and vibrant community with debate encouraged between staff and students.

Staff expertise

We have particular strengths in:

  • modern theory
  • political philosophy and politics
  • aesthetics
  • feminist, queer and gender studies
  • cultural, literary, media and visual studies
  • psychoanalysis
  • art history
  • postcolonial, sensory, science and technology studies

The Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies is home to two research centres where much of the Cultural Studies research activity takes place and you will be encouraged to get involved and contribute:

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MRes
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Postgraduate Enquiries
+44 (0)115 951 5151