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Interdisciplinary MA in Culture and Thought after 1945

The MA in Culture and Thought after 1945 offers a unique opportunity to work across Arts and Humanities subjects, within a vibrant interdisciplinary research centre.

  • Explore some of the key intellectual, cultural and historical developments of the contemporary period from an interdisciplinary perspective and as part of a taught programme.
  • Develop exciting and inspiring connections between research areas and become part of a lively postgraduate community
  • Work with academic experts in many different disciplines, and with other postgraduate students who share your interest in the contemporary period

Find out more about the MA


A number of bursaries and scholarships are available to fund your studies. 

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Find out about entry requirements and how to apply for the MA in Culture and Thought after 1945.

An inspiring environment for interdisciplinary study

  • As an MA student in CModS you will automatically become a member of the interdisciplinary research community of the Humanities Research Centre, with access to dedicated postgraduate study space in the beautiful Berrick Saul Building
  • The CModS postgraduate forum organises a lively programme of interdisciplinary seminars each term, and an annual summer conference.  
  • CModS also hosts a number of interdisciplinary reading groups that hold regular meetings during term time.

Our students say:

You can engage with experts within multiple departments - a fantastic opportunity

Josie (2014-15)

It's the most self-improving course you could hope for!

Sam (2013-14)

Sam, MA student