Critical and Cultural Theory (MA)

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  • Objectives
    To offer knowledge and expertise to prepare you for PhD study and for work in education and the creative industries.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry Requirements:

    Suitable for graduates in Humanities and Social Sciences.

    A First or Second class UK honours degree, or equivalent is required.
  • Academic title
    Critical and Cultural Theory (MA)
  • Course description
    Course Description:
    The Masters Degree is a one-year full-time course. In each semester students take one required and one optional course. They go on to write a dissertation in the summer.

    Semester 1: You will take Textuality and one optional module. Likely options will be: Postmodernity; The Cultural Politics of Gender and Race; Rereading Fanon; The Aesthetics of the Sublime; and Postcolonial Theory (subject to staff availability).

    Semester 2: You will take Culture and one of: Deleuze; Psychoanalysis, Colonialism and Race; Sexual Enigmas; Derridean Thought: 1990 to the Present; and Critical Issues in Queer Theory (subject to staff availability).

    In addition, students attend classes on research methods, bibliography and presentation. There are opportunities to present a paper at a regular Graduate Seminar and at occasional weekend Graduate
    conferences. Students are invited to attend regular staff-student Research Seminar.

    Special Features:
    International recognition
    Theory applicable to a range of disciplines, particularly within research, arts and media.
    Theory can be put to work in a subsequent PhD in a range of fields.

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