This cross-disciplinary Masters explores a range of urban issues affecting cities, their development and success. History and literary representations will inform identity of place, culture and the re-imagining and regeneration of metropolitan landscapes.
•Course available to study full time (1 year) and part time (2 years) •Innovative, multidisciplinary programme taught by expert academics •Links with leading arts, cultural and creative organisations locally, nationally and internationally •Excellent pastoral and academic support •Taught in Liverpool, one of the leading arts and cultural centres outside of London (European Capital of Culture in 2008, UNESCO World Heritage Site)
You will examine a range of local and global case studies, considering the importance of communities to the cultural and creative development of the urban environment.
You will: •reflect on how, why and by whom urban images and identities are constructed/reconstructed •critically examine how cultural policy fits in with broader strategies for re-imagining and regenerating cities •explore concepts such as city marketing, place identity and branding •gain essential skills in research design, project management and relevant major quantitative and qualitative research methods
The programme will enable you to play a key role in developing approaches to study and knowledge application in the fields of creativity and culture in urban environment.
You will research and critically engage with the theories, principles, debates and intellectual paradigms that underpin the study of cities, culture and creativity. You will be expected to critically reflect on and communicate your research findings, knowledge and understanding throughout the course.
New International Scholarships
No. of awards TBC
Am I eligible?Scholarships are available to outstanding international students applying for an undergraduate course, taught postgraduate programmes and research degrees. International students studying on a distance learning course are not eligible to apply for international scholarships. Scholarships are available to outstanding international students applying for an undergraduate course, taught postgraduate programmes and research degrees. International students studying on a distance learning course are not eligible to apply for international scholarships. LJMU scholarship information will soon be available online.
Value of Scholarship(s)
These prestigious scholarships take the form of tuition fee waivers and are available for outstanding international students applying for undergraduate courses, taught postgraduate programmes and research degrees.If you are an alumnus of LJMU you are entitled to a 20% fee reduction on our postgraduate programmes.
LJMU scholarship information will soon be available online.
Applications to study a Masters level qualification will normally be considered in the light of your ability to meet the following criteria:•2:1 or above first degree in a related subject•One referenceThe above should demonstrate that you have a sufficient level of knowledge to embark upon the programme (including the required linguistic competence) and to complete the programme within the time limits.
Recipient: Liverpool John Moores University
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