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Full time | Bishop Otter Campus | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

History Cultural Studies

Course type


Course Summary

This innovative, interdisciplinary MA Cultural History programme of study explores aspects of modern and contemporary history through different cultural forms including art, literature, music, dance and film.

Over the past few years, we’ve redeveloped both of our campuses so that you have the best facilities available for your degree. We pride ourselves on the quality of the learning environment we can offer our students. We offer a substantial collection of books, journals and other materials to help you further your research. A range of study areas for group and quiet study including Wi-Fi areas for laptop use are available, or you can use our open access PC and Mac areas.

Our Learning Resource Centre is the hub of the learning environment. It has two upper floors of library resources, one for silent study and one for quiet study, both of which have recently been refurbished. On the ground floor, you’ll find the Support and Information Zone, Media Centre, Otter Gallery, Costa Coffee and a variety of IT resources.

Where this can take you

We place considerable emphasis on the development of primary research skills and the enhancement of analytical and written skills.

These are essential if you wish to continue to a research degree.

The knowledge and skills you gain by completing our MA will stand you in good stead if you wish to pursue a career within the cultural sector (arts, media, museums and heritage).

You may wish to complete our MA if you are looking for an intellectual challenge later in life.


British Cultural History

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

An honours degree at 2:1 or higher in a related discipline, Students with a Lower Second Class Bachelor’s degree or with qualifications in non-related disciplines may be considered