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About

This innovative Popular Culture course at University of Wolverhampton 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.

Overview

The Popular Culture course at University of Wolverhampton consists of a broad range of modules from a number of academic disciplines, including History, English, Sociology, Cultural Studies, Religious Studies, and Film Studies.

Potential Career Paths

  • Successful completion of the programme will enhance your career prospects, whether studied at PGCert, PGDip or MA level
  • Skills and knowledge gained will be particularly relevant to archivists and curators, researchers, writers and journalists, librarians, and teachers of popular culture
  • The programme will equip you with the theory, methodology and appropriate critical discourse required for postgraduate work
  • It will encourage the development of more general personal and academic competencies, such as those required for effective information handling, analysis and presentation of findings, and offers a sound basis for further doctoral research

Programme Structure

Course 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Direct applications can be made any time prior to the course start date but we will need sufficient time to process it.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should normally have a good Honours Degree (2:2 or above) in an arts, humanities, or social sciences subject
  • Substantial relevant experience or professional qualifications can substitute for graduate status

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14450 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6550 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6550 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Part time Home: £3998 per year

Living costs for Wolverhampton

550 - 900 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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