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Postgraduate Study

The Centre for Cultural and Media Policy Studies is internationally recognised for its excellence in the teaching and research of the policy, management, development, enterprise and industry of culture, media communication and creativity. We offer a distinctive portfolio of postgraduate study opportunities.

Our distinctive approach is based on a critical engagement with both the practical realities of working in the cultural sector and the ideological and conceptual questions which lie behind them.


PhD Study

Our research is an interdisciplinary field characterised by a diversity of subjects and research methods focussed on cultural policy, the media and creative industries. The Centre's distinctive approach to research is based on a humanities tradition of critical investigation.


MA Option Modules

The Option Modules build upon concepts and strategies examined in the Core Modules enabling you to pursue your theoretical and practical interests in more detail. When you join us you will receive plenty of advice and guidance about selecting the Option Modules that are best suited to your personal interests and ambitions.

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How to Apply to the MA courses

The University of Warwick operates an Equal Opportunities Policy and values Diversity; it welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds. The Centre for Cultural Policy Studies aims to welcome a diverse cohort each year to enhance the learning opportunity for all students.


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We will try and answer all of your questions, so feel free to ask anything, whether you want to know about your application; what societies are available; when does term begin or more information on scholarships.