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Voices, Texts and Material Culture, Short Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 8 months
University rank #501 (WUR) Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Voices, Texts and Material Culture is an interdisciplinary module from The Open University UK built around the broad concepts of voices, texts and material culture. It will enable you to extend your understanding of the arts and humanities, both from the perspective of specific disciplines and through interdisciplinary study.
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The Voices, Texts and Material Culture module from The Open University UK incorporates elements of art history, classical studies, creative writing, English language studies, heritage studies, history, literature, music, philosophy and religious studies. Throughout the module you will have opportunities to consolidate and extend your critical and analytical abilities, to work collaboratively and to develop flexibility in your writing skills.

Support from your tutor

You will have a tutor who will help you with the study material, mark and comment on your assignments, and whom you can ask for advice and guidance. You are strongly encouraged to take advantage of group tutorials (which may be in a local study centre or online) and any day schools that might be arranged in your area. Your tutor will also facilitate your online collaboration with other students on this module via forums and wikis.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 8 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • The Lives of Objects
  • Ideas of Authority
  • Doing Things with Words
  • Contexts

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

This module builds on the skills and understandings of relevant arts subjects developed through the study of Discovering the arts and humanities (A111), or The arts past and present (AA100) (now discontinued), so w+e strongly advise you to take either first.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3012 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3012 GBP per year and a duration of 8 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3012 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3012 GBP per year and a duration of 8 months.
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Living costs for Milton Keynes

  • 848 - 1350 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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