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TH910 - International Cultural Policy

  • Module code: TH910
  • Module name: International Cultural Policy
  • Department: School of Theatre & Performance Studies and Cultural & Media Policy Studies
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

What is the relationship between Government, the subsidised cultural sector and the creative industries? What is the role of cultural policy with regard to creative, economic and social imperatives? Through the consideration of a range of contemporary cultural policy isues, you will debate the orgins, function and limitations of cultural policy, specifically in the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. You will also have the opportunity to examine the industrial framework within which cultural artefacts are produced, distributed and consumed.

Principal learning outcomes

From examing the interaction between arts and business, and between the state and the cultural industries, to using a variety of methods to evaluate cultural policy in different contexts, you wll broaden your understanding of the cultural policy landscape and develop valuable research skills.

Timetabled teaching activities

Lectures, Seminars and tutorials.

Departmental link

Other essential notes

Centre for Cultural Policy Studies module

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: TH910-30)
A1 (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 20%
Assessed Course Work 80%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Postgraduate Taught International Cultural Policy and Management (W4PM) - Year 2
Optional Core