What is cultural studies?

What is cultural studies?

From art to the iPod, literature to fashion, high theory to pop culture, graffiti to multimedia, and from tattooing to writing, performance, film and television, all our cultural practices reveal how we make meaning, how we organise our social and political relationships and how we identify ourselves.

The analysis of culture provides insights into how ideas arise, how meanings are made and how they are communicated. In the Information Age, everyone is a "content provider", whether it's at work or on Facebook. Both rigorous and creative, Cultural Studies will help you understand the day-to-day practices of communication and representation.

Cultural Studies trains you in the analytical techniques and skills in research and argument that will prepare you for careers in fields like the media, public and private sector administration and policy development, education, the creative arts and digital communication.

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