CHRIST (Deemed to be University), School of Business Studies and Social Sciences, Bannerghatta Road Campus is a unique structure of Interdisciplinary academic pursuit. The focus is to enable students branch out into the realms of different disciplines to have a blended learning by primarily concentrating on the roots of the main discipline under study.


To enable reflective, critical and creative engagement with our immediate socio-cultural contexts.


The English and Cultural Studies Cluster works towards advancement of knowledge through creative and critical methods that would equip the student to be socially, critically and ethically aware and responsible.









The English and Cultural Studies Cluster at the School of Business Studies and Social Sciences is committed to promoting an academic climate of critical and creative ideation. It aims to inculcate among its students a critical understanding of word, image and context, with the aim of moulding them into responsible and socially sensitive citizens. With a highly interdisciplinary approach drawing upon literary studies, cultural studies, media studies, and critical theory, students are provided with the necessary skill sets to work across a range of texts, mediums, fields, and contexts.

The MA in English and Cultural Studies programme leverages the strength of its multi-disciplinary faculty, offering courses from History, Anthropology, and Political Science, to support and enhance the core modules. The department is geared towards building a vibrant interface with public research and cultural institutions within India and outside.
The University facilitates the holistic development of students by building emotional, academic, social, professional and global competencies.