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Explore the history of punk and the role played by youth subcultures in contemporary history, while making your own punk fanzine with Anarchy in the UK - A History of Punk from 1976-78 at University of Reading by FutureLearn.

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Overview

In the late 1970s a new youth subculture emerged in the UK. This, of course, was punk, and a cultural revolt was underway.

Key facts:

On Anarchy in the UK - A History of Punk from 1976-78 at University of Reading by FutureLearn , you will learn about the emergence of punk and its diverse range of meanings. You’ll use that lens to explore how youth cultures provided space for people to reimagine, discover and challenge the society and communities in which they were coming of age.You’ll explore punk as a tool of expression for young people, and how it related to politics and events. You’ll consider punk’s relationship with gender, class, race, sexuality and protest, drawing comparisons with the youth culture of today.

Programme Structure

Syllabus:

  • The people, music, ideas, writing, zines, art and design
  • Changing society

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 14 days
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This cultural studies course is aimed at students interested in studying contemporary history at university.
  • It will also interest those involved in punk subcultures in the 70s, or anyone with a broad interest in youth politics or the history of punk.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 14 days.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 USD for the full programme during 14 days.

It's free to join and study this course, you have the option to upgrade  and receive a digital and printed certificate for $49. Additional benefits can be reached via the Unlimited FutureLearn product. 

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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