ANGLIA RUSKIN UNIVERSITY

Society and Culture

Foundation  |  Placement Year:   No

This multi-disciplinary degree will provide you with a unique academic challenge if you are looking to develop your career in media, creative and cultural industries, or build a future career in academia. The course combines cultural studies with media and sociology and explores processes and activities, from local to global levels.

Through a combination of core and option modules, you will be introduced to the very latest research and theory in the study of our contemporary culture and the digital realm, and how our world is portrayed in the media. Option modules range from Media Solidarities and Human Rights – which explores how popular media are involved in critical issues involving human rights and humanitarianism - and Gender Politics in Contemporary Media to New Communication Technologies, Social Media and Digital Politics.

As well as learning through lectures, seminars and tutorials, one of the core modules will include interviews and workshops with top researchers in the fields of cultural sociology, media and communication, and cultural studies, as well as leading industry thinkers.

Programme description

This multi-disciplinary degree will provide you with a unique academic challenge if you are looking to develop your career in media, creative and cultural industries, or build a future career in academia. The course combines cultural studies with media and sociology and explores processes and activities, from local to global levels.

Through a combination of core and option modules, you will be introduced to the very latest research and theory in the study of our contemporary culture and the digital realm, and how our world is portrayed in the media. Option modules range from Media Solidarities and Human Rights – which explores how popular media are involved in critical issues involving human rights and humanitarianism - and Gender Politics in Contemporary Media to New Communication Technologies, Social Media and Digital Politics.

As well as learning through lectures, seminars and tutorials, one of the core modules will include interviews and workshops with top researchers in the fields of cultural sociology, media and communication, and cultural studies, as well as leading industry thinkers.

Key Modules

Successful completion of this course will demonstrate to potential employers that you have a high level of knowledge in the field, and as our course has a strong emphasis on research methods and training, you will develop a range of transferable skills which are directly applicable to the professional world.

This course has a strong research and theoretical content of this course providing a solid foundation for your to progress to study at doctoral level.

Entry Requirements
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)/ lntermeciate Certificate I Polytechnic Diploma - passes in 4 or more subjects. HSC grades 3.()-5.0 (60%/A&B). 50% min. required for relevant subjects ie. Maths and Sciences
  • IELTS 5.O overall (min 5.O in wrding)

Foundation Campus
No Foundation
Course Option
Course Duration: 1 year
Course Fee:  0.00
Course Level: 
Application Deadline 
International Student:   (15,November)
Location
Country:  UNITED KINGDOM
Campus Location:  The University of Leicester, International Study Centre, St Georges Tower, Leicester LE1 1SW
Intake Deadline
JANUARY