Cultural studies involves understanding of individual cultures and how people from different cultures interact. It prepares students to deal with people from diverse backgrounds.
At graduate level programs in cultural studies students learn how race, gender, class and language combine to develop into distinct identities, it prepares students for a career in Journalism, human services, grant writing or public history.
Master's Degree in Cultural Studies helps students understand and critique various cultural practices, as well as transform them through public policy. Ph.D. in Cultural Studies enable students to study theories and methods from a variety of disciplines, including sociology, philosophy, history, anthropology, politics, economics and literary studies. The programme involves study of History of cultural studies, various methods of Research in cultural studies, various matters related to Political economy, Sexuality and gender, Race and ethnicity.
A degree in cultural studies can provide a strong educational foundation for professionals who can become anthropologist, Cultural Studies Professor, Curator Geographer, Advertising and Marketing experts, Public Relations Specialist etc.
A person who has interest in study of human behaviour, cultural differences, regional differences and various approaches such as feminist theory, ethnography, critical race theory, social theory, political theory, history, philosophy, literary theory, media theory, film/video studies, communication studies, political economy, translation studies, museum studies and art history/criticism to study cultural phenomena in various societies and historical periods can opt for a career in Cultural Studies.