Taught course

Popular Culture

Institution
University of Wolverhampton · Faculty of Arts
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

You 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.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This innovative course introduces you to advanced level study of the various aspects of popular culture; principally that produced and consumed in Britain since the late nineteenth 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.

All modules are taught by experts in their respective fields, and informed by research at the forefront of the various disciplines. For your own independent research into popular culture, we can also offer supervision in a wide range of areas and approaches. You will experience a variety of teaching methods with a high level of input from students on the course. Assessment is largely by coursework, essays and presentations.

Typical modules may 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.

Information for international students

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Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Please contact the University of Wolverhampton directly.
Email
enquiries@wlv.ac.uk
Phone
0800 953 3222