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Our postgraduate programmes

Degree listing

MA in Cultural Studies

This programme brings cultural studies into today's global age, offering both an integral grounding in critical thought and an active engagement with media, technology, aesthetics, and geopolitics in their contemporary and historical forms.

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MA in Culture Industry

Our MA in Culture Industry will allow you to explore the interface between contemporary economics and culture, from the scale of a start-up or artwork to that of governmental policy, a city, or the global marketplace. 

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MA in Digital Culture

On this MA you will interrogate digital culture as you develop and think through your own projects in our bespoke Centre for Cultural Studies media lab. You will undertake research and writing that incorporates contemporary art, software studies, critical theory, philosophy and cultural studies.

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MA in Postcolonial Culture & Global Policy

Conceived in the context of world-systemic transformation, this MA will give you the analytical tools to understand contemporary developments and world(s) through an encounter with post-colonial theory and international political economic issues.

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MPhil & PhD in Cultural Studies

On this programme we interrupt theory with practice, and practice with theory – we aim to engage you, intellectually and critically, and with enthusiasm, in a cultural studies project that questions everything.

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Funding opportunity

Successful UK/EU applicants for entry to PhD Cultural Studies may apply for CHASE AHRC studentship funding

Study abroad

The Centre for Cultural Studies offers an Erasmus scheme which enables you to live in a European city for part of your degree.

Programme contacts

General Enquiries: Lisa Rabanal

MPhil/PhD – Luciana Parisi

MA Cultural Studies - Julia Ng

MA Culture Industry – Matt Fuller

MA Interactive Media – Graham Harwood

MA Postcolonial Culture & Global Policy - Dr Shela Sheikh