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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Course Summary

This unique research-based course is for people who are fascinated by trends and meanings in visual and material culture, and who want to become expert in understanding how surface appearance and changing fashions in diverse fields relate to cultural ideas and values. You’ll learn through the study of core histories and theories, and develop advanced knowledge of academic approaches to key concepts such as glamour, cool, nostalgia, and authenticity. You’ll communicate your ideas about culture to a range of audiences in professional and innovative ways. Assessments take the form of academic conference papers, short audio / visual presentations, or documentaries and journalistic articles. This will prepare you for careers in cultural research, or as a commentator.

Careers and employability

This course will help you to develop a range of postgraduate attributes including: independence and self-direction, literacy, team-working, communication in a range of media, the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines. Graduates from this course will be equipped with expert and current knowledge and skills relevant to a range of potential careers and further study. These include: cultural journalism across a range of subjects and media; authoring cultural books and commentary for a wider audience; research and consultancy where understanding of trends and issues affecting consumers is needed; curation or communication roles in cultural institutions such as museums and galleries; teaching at further education or higher education level; progression to PhD study with the goal of teaching and / or research.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 15,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Nottingham Trent University

  • University League Table

    46th

  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

NTU’s four campuses give students modern learning facilities in a great environment.
International students will feel at home at NTU. With students and staff from over 150 nations, cultural diversity is a core part of its community.
NTU is focused on students’ future, with specific employability support and work experience opportunities on every course.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    12th out of 86 3

    64th out of 102 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 239
    144 64%

    23rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    79 79%

    5th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    28th

    9
  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    107 54%

    78th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    39th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.10 82%

    29th

    4

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