Course: BA (Hons) Cultural Studies

Study Level

Level 6


Lowestoft Campus


Three Years



This course will help you understand the past, shape the present and imagine the future of cultural life. This course offers a flexible route within higher education for people with varying levels of experience and will enable you to develop your skills of writing, analysis, critical thinking, presentation and teamwork and apply them to contemporary issues and problems in the real world.

The programme is comprised of the core subjects of English literature, European history, the arts and cultural studies. You will undertake an exciting and stimulating programme that offers a unique opportunity to learn about the histories, art, cultures and literatures of the historical and contemporary world.

You will study a range of exciting modules, including:

  • Cinema and Popular Culture
  • Science in Literature
  • Fashion in Society
  • Music and Youth Culture
  • Social Policy and Social Change
  • Digital Culture and New Media
  • Postcolonial Literature

Although we have research skills and study skills at Level 4 and 5, throughout the course you will emphasise the transferable skills the course will develop. It will equip you to better understand the world we live in and give you the capacity to apply your knowledge and skills in new contexts in everyday life. You will develop your ability to think in different ways and acquire valuable intellectual skills, preparing you for careers in our ever-changing society.

You can apply for this course on the University of Suffolk website to study at the East Coast College Lowestoft campus. Click ‘More Information’ to be taken to the full course and application page.


96 UCAS tariff points (or above), CCC (A-Level), MMM (BTEC).

For mature applicants, consideration will be given to previous experience.

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