In collaboration with the School of Politics and International Relations, this MA will provide you with a thorough understanding of the close connections between Critical Theory and key contemporary Political and Social Theories.
Critical Theory is an immensely rich field of intellectual endeavour that has emerged from a continuous dialogue with theories of both society and politics.
This innovative MA enables you to engage with this dialogue and its relevance to contemporary phenomena.
You will be equipped with an advanced knowledge of the most significant developments in the tradition of critique and contemporary political thought.
Teaching staff from the Department of Culture, Film and Media, the School of Politics and International Relations, and other participating schools offer expertise in areas such as social and political theory, international relations, philosophy and cultural studies.
The department of Culture, Film and Media is one of the largest postgraduate operations within the Arts Faculty, with a population of 40 students in any one year, and providing a vibrant intellectual environment in an organised and informal way
The department also benefits from the input and close collaboration of the Centre for Critical Theory, the Centre for the Study of Social and Global Justice, as well as staff from the Centre for Post-Conflict Cultures, the Institute for Comparative Cultural Studies, the Institute for Middle Eastern Studies and other departments within the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies and in the Faculties of Arts, and Social Sciences
The department is strongly international and offers excellent opportunities for staff, postgraduate students and undergraduate students to benefit from its wide range of international collaborative arrangements
The School of Politics and International Relations was rated 24/24 for its teaching by the Quality Assurance Agency and ranked in the top ten of UK departments in the most recent Guardian Education guide