Course Brief

The module builds on the theoretical work of Cultural Theory . Students would be required to produce a piece of independent research informed by the theoretical approaches  and traditions involved in the study of popular culture, and also the analysis of texts and practices of popular culture


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Upon successful completion of this module students will have demonstrated the ability to undertake sustained independent/critical theoretical research in cultural studies at an appropriately advanced level.

  • BA (Hons) Mass Communications (Top-Up)

    The SBCS Centre for Media, Communication & Design in collaboration with the University of Sunderland is pleased to offer you a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Mass Communications. Be part of our first intake scheduled to start in January 2019. This final year of an undergraduate degree (Top-Up programme) can be earned in eighteen months.

    With this programme, students will gain understanding of new media, cultural theory and popular culture, and acquire new skills in media studies.

    On the practical side, modules such as Moving Camera II & Advanced Digital Post Production will focus on developing students’ video production skills.