UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Digital Anthropology

Digital technologies are now ubiquitous in nearly every part of our lives, and today's students need to become proficient with digital technologies as research and communication tools. This course combines technical skill with anthropological research methodologies in order to train students for research and involvement in this emergent world.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: digital anthropology and digital anthropology practical; options: the anthropology of art and design; mass consumption and design; the anthropology of the built environment; advanced topics in digital ethnography; documentary film and the anthropological eye; practical ethnographic and documentary filmmaking; the anthropology of cultural heritage and critical museology; anthropology and photography; social construction of landscape; the anthropology of social networking; from analog to digital: museums, collecting and classification into the digital age; digital infrastructure: materiality, information and politics.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, practicals and laboratory sessions. It includes a weekly seminar series, with invited international speakers. Assessment is through essays, methodology practicals, written examination and the substantial research dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,670 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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