Courses

The courses offered by the MA in British Cultural Studies are structured into 3 modules, allowing students the liberty to opt for 6 out of 7 courses in the first 3 terms and 5 out of 6 in the final term, on the basis of their research interests. Moreover, each term students have the possibility of substituting either 1 or 2 of the BCS courses with a compatible course offered by other MA programmes of the University of Bucharest, as detailed below. The modules are:

Module 1: The History of Ideas and Cultural Representations
Module 2: Political Cultures and Cultural Identities
Module 3: Arts and Media

Below is the full list of courses offered by our MA programme, as well as details about the options that students have regarding course election and substitution:

First Term

Module 1.
Students may substitute 1 out of 2 courses
History of Ideas: Cultural Identity I

National Identities in the British Isles I: British Identities since 1603
Module 2.
Students will opt for 2 out of 3 courses

Identity Construction I: The Rhetorical Construction of National Identity

Remapping Cultural Space I: Subjects of Dislocation


Cultural Anthropology
Module 3.
Students may substitute 1 out of 2 courses
Britishness in the Arts: Visual Arts

Video Games and Cultural Identity

Ethics and Academic Integrity (Romanian students)

Internships

Second Term

Module 1.
Students will opt for 2 out of 3 courses
History of Ideas: Cultural Identity II

Perspectives on Modernity I: Transactions of Intellectual History

Perspectives on Modernity II: Models of Cultural History
Module 2.
Students may substitute 1 out of 3 courses
Identity Construction II: Narratives of Diasporic Identities

Postcolonialism and Post-communism

Society, Difference and Diversity: Multiculturalism
Module 3.
One-course
module
Remapping Cultural Space II: Cultural Globalization

Ethics and Academic Integrity (International students)

Internships

Third Term

Module 1.
Students will opt for 2 out of 3 courses
Shaping the Republic of Letters: Philosophy, Science and Religion in Early Modern England

National Identities in the British Isles II: Ireland

Postcolonial Inscribings: Indian Identities
Module 2.
Students may substitute 1 out of 2 courses
Image Culture / Media Culture: Media and Gender Studies

Business Communication: Globalization, Business and Development
Module 3.
Students may substitute 1 out of 2 courses
Religious Values and Institutions in British Culture

Popular Culture: Media Communication

Internships

Fourth Term

Module 1.
Students may substitute 1 out of 2 courses
Urban History: London, from City to Metropolis

Celtic Cultural Memory 
Module 2.
Students will opt for 2 out of 3 courses
Political Discourse and Cultural Identity

Discourse and the Public Sphere: Time and Space in Cultural Texts

Area Studies: Imagologic Typologies
Module 3.
One-course module
Britishness in the Arts: Music

Dissertation Research