MA in Identity, Culture and Power
The MA in Identity, Culture and Power provides an opportunity to study the political and cultural power of identity (defined in terms of nation, ethnicity, gender or sexuality) across a range of contexts and from a variety of perspectives. The degree adopts an interdisciplinary approach, drawing on politics, international relations, sociology, anthropology, literature, discourse, linguistics, film studies and history. The programme offers a range of methodology and research skills courses.
The MA opens up a range of opportunities and previous graduates from this programme have gone on to work in think-tanks, political parties, national, European and international private and public sector organisations and in media and non-governmental organisations as political analysts. Other graduates have progressed to further academic study.
The programme has the following entry requirements:
- At least an Upper Second Class Honours degree or equivalent.
- Non-native English speakers to achieve scores of at least 6.0 in each element of the ELTS test and 7.0 overall.
Please note that this programme is very popular and therefore completed applications will be considered in the order they arrive until the programme is full.
To make an application to this programme, please download application form.
Admissions queries or questions can be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Candidates must take 180 credits in total. 120 credits of which are taken from taught courses. The taught courses comprise of a 30 credit compulsory theory and methods course and 90 credits from the list of elective core courses. In addition all students must undertake a free-standing dissertation worth 60 credits.
Students must then take at least 60 credits (maximum 90 credits) from the list below:
- On approval of the Programme Co-ordinator up to 30 MA credits may be selected from another SSEES course (see below SSEES Course Outline Guide for details of other modules) or other MA modules taught in a UCL Department:
- On approval of the Programme Co-ordinator, students may also select one language course (30 credits) from the SSEES suite of MA courses
UCL SSEES is committed to providing our students with stimulating, high quality, research-led courses, however please be aware that we are not always able to guarantee that all courses will be available every year.
If you have queries about the programme or its courses please contact the Programmes Administrator for further information.
SSEES MA Course Outline Guide 2012-13
Scheme of Award for Students commencing the MA in Identity, Culture and Power Programme in September 2012
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Friday 17 August 2012.