Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies


We offer a rich curriculum and provide training in primary research, industry history, visual literacy, writing and analysis giving you a flexible, interdisciplinary career profile attractive to a breadth of employers.

  • learn with expert staff who conduct internationally acclaimed research and curate exhibitions.
  • apply for internships in Hollywood and London.
  • benefit from our Creative Student Network that will help you find jobs in the creative industries. 
  • develop professional skills through placements, our student curatorial group and our on-campus gallery.

"All my teachers are inspiring, they are all really motivating. Especially when I sat in a lecture and realised that one of our key texts was written by the lecturer, Roberta Pearson."

Aiesha Wilson, Film and Television BA

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Our degrees


Typical modules covered on each degree are listed on the individual course pages in the prospectus.

You can also watch staff introduce their course content in our Module in a Minute series:

Module in a Minute

We offer optional language modules for all students in our Language Centre.

The Language Centre 



Grace Mitchell

"The personal tutor system has been the best part of my academic experience because I have always felt like there is someone there to support me."

Grace Mitchell, History of Art BA


Resources for students



Beyond your course


Supporting your studies



Department of Cultural, Media and Visual Studies

University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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