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University of Nottingham: Critical Theory MRes

Institution University of Nottingham
Department Department of Cultural, Visual and Media Studies
Telephone +44 (0) 115 951 5559
Study type Research


Through your own unique research: - develop your knowledge of critical theory

  • learn to apply critical theory approaches to contemporary social, political and cultural phenomena

Much of our work is guided by a transnational and transcultural agenda. You'll be studying in an environment with a strong interdisciplinary and international perspective. This provides a stimulating and vibrant community with debate encouraged between staff and students.

Staff expertise We have particular strengths in: - modern theory

  • political philosophy and politics

  • aesthetics

  • feminist, queer and gender studies

  • cultural, literary, media and visual studies

  • psychoanalysis

  • art history

  • postcolonial, sensory, science and technology studies

The Centre for Research in Critical Theory provides a home for much of the Critical Theory research activity and you will be encouraged to get involved and contribute.

Find out more about the department's research culture and activity -

Master of Research - MRes

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