Cultural Studies

Explore our undergraduate courses, Masters and PhD degrees in Cultural Studies.

Your course gives you the opportunity to examine the links between media, culture and society. You’ll develop the skills to analyse cultural products, and engage with important debates that link the arts and social sciences. 

You’ll explore topics including gender and representation, globalisation and cultural change. You’ll also benefit from research project opportunities that support your career development.

At Sussex, we have a thriving research culture in media theory and cultural studies. And the vibrant city of Brighton & Hove is a hub for cultural, creative and activist enterprise. 

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Meet Margaretta

Margaretta Jolly, Professor of Cultural Studies, started Sisterhood and After: The Women’s Liberation Oral History Project to create an oral history collection of the UK Women’s Liberation Movement in the 1970s and 80s. She believes that oral history research has something to teach us all about respectful dialogue and listening with care.

Read Margaretta’s story

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