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TH963 - Cultural Policy Outside Cultural Policy

  • Module code: TH963
  • Module name: Cultural Policy Outside Cultural Policy
  • Department: School of Theatre & Performance Studies and Cultural & Media Policy Studies
  • Credit: 20

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To examine concepts of ‘implicit’ cultural policies. To apply these concepts in different historical and national contexts and to consider their usefulness as analytical tools. To consider the relationship between ‘implicit’ and ‘explicit’ cultural policy. To develop students’ understanding of cultural policy. To open up new areas of student research.

Principal learning outcomes

Demonstrate an understanding of the distinctions and relationships between ‘explicit’ and ‘implicit’ cultural policy. Identify and analyse forms of ‘implicit’ cultural policy within different historical and national contexts. Develop and apply appropriate research skills and methods. Reason critically and debate interpretations. Reflect on the usefulness of the concept ‘implicit’ cultural policy as an analytical tool Present a case or argument clearly and convincingly to a group of people, using PowerPoint.

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
20 CATS (Module code: TH963-20)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



Optional Core


  • Postgraduate Taught Creative and Media Enterprises (W4P4) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Global Media and Communication (W4PG) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught International Cultural Policy and Management (W4PM) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Arts, Enterprise and Development (W4PQ) - Year 2