Royal Holloway, University of London

Course Introduction

This course looks in'depth at the claims of a consumer culture and seeks to understand it and engage in a number of theoretical areas: branding, marketing, bio'power and neoliberalism; in short, this is a programme that seeks to develop understandings of the world in which now live.

Course Modules

Consumers and brands; sociology of consumption; consumption research methods; dissertation; children and consumption; consumption, markets and culture; crime and consumerism; fear, risk and consumption; marketing communications; marketing, society and technology; social identities; youth culture and the making of modern consumer society.

Course Additional Entry

Upper 2nd class Honours degree (2.1) or equivalent; relevant professional qualifications and relevant experience in an associated area are considered; IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 6.0 in all other subscores.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £15,800  Whole course. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £6,550  Whole course. First year home fees