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Global Futures: Culture and Creativity

MSc
  • Option 1 year full time or 2 years part time
  • Year of entry 2020
  • Campus Egham

This programme is currently under development and may be subject to change

The course

Our world is rapidly changing before our very eyes. Increased artificial intelligence, mobility, polarising political landscapes, environmental catastrophe, rising inequality and contested ideas of history and heritage raise fundamental questions about our cultural identities and lives. How we work together creatively to tackle these issues is more important than ever. The MSc in Global Futures: Culture and Creativity at Royal Holloway, University of London equips students with a foundational understanding of how culture and creative practices are vital in tackling these global issues and shaping our global futures.

Whether you are still an undergraduate or someone already in a professional career, graduates of this course will gain a Masters of Science in an area offering excellent employability prospects. Graduates go on to work in a range of sectors, including the arts and cultural sector, publishing, planning and urban policy, private and public sector research and insight work, as well as many carrying on to doctoral study.The curriculum includes innovative placements and research engagements with some of the world’s top cultural institutions and creative organisations, located on our doorstep in London. Study an MSc Global Futures: Culture and Creativity at Royal Holloway and you’ll graduate with a range of transferable skills to take with you into the workplace or further postgraduate study.

In the Department of Geography you’ll join a vibrant research community (ranked 2nd in the UK for research excellence in the most recent REF2014 assessment) and contribute to our renowned research culture with your own independent dissertation project. In particular, you will work with the leading researchers based in our Social, Cultural and Historical Geography (SCHG) research group, and benefit from their links to the interdisciplinary Royal Holloway Centre for the GeoHumanities.

The course attracts diverse students from a range of backgrounds, not just those with geography degrees. Engage with some of the most profound challenges of our times in this exciting Masters degree.

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