We live in a multicultural society and media-saturated world. Most of what we know about the world comes to us through the media – but how much do we know about the media? Whether as sources of information, producers of entertainment or modes of creative self-expression, contemporary media are all too seldom subject to intense scrutiny and critical interrogation, except during feverish moments of scandal, crisis or panic.
Our Media and Cultural Studies degree provides you with the theoretical insights, analytical skills and wide-ranging knowledge needed to explore the production, meaning and consumption of media and cultural products, to investigate their social, economic and political significance, and to recognise their key role in shaping who we are, what we think, and what we value.
Our degree is primarily theoretical and analytical, but contains practical components and skills embedded within the core curriculum.
You will study core modules such as Introduction to Media and Cultural Studies and Critical Cultural Theory. You will also be able to select from a vast range of optional modules including Imagining the Future, Media in the Global Age and Consumer Culture and Advertising.
Our Media and Cultural Studies degree can be personalised to match your interests. Whether you want to explore diverse topics or can’t decide which subject to major in, our flexible degree helps you explore what you are passionate about.