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World Politics and Popular Culture - MA


Newcastle University School of Geography, Politics and Sociology

Full time & Part time See Course MA 1 year full time, 2 years part time

About the course

This course examines the changing dynamics of contemporary international relations in the context of the politics of the forces shaping and being shaped by popular culture. It focuses on key theories, policies, and events in world politics, in relation to both traditional and new media.

As a student on this course you learn to think critically about:
-How world politics is reflected or reproduced in popular culture
-How the politics of popular culture shapes the dynamics of world politics
-Approaches and methods in social science and in cultural studies research

You develop the skills to:
-Identify, analyse, evaluate and interpret the principal source materials for world politics and popular culture
-Plan, carry out and communicate original research

This specialist knowledge and skills

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Entry Requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in: international studies; politics; a related subject. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with lower or non-standard qualifications who have relevant professional experience.


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