UCL (University College London)
Materials, Anthropology and Design
The course is for people with a personal passion for material culture, materials innovations, crafts, designs, heritage, and the cultural issues which they present. Some are social scientists rethinking the engagement of anthropology, ethnography and material culture; others are designers or makers exploring cultural and social issues.
Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant subject from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.
Core modules: materials, anthropology and design; options: anthropology of the built environment; anthropology of art and design; mass consumption and design; anthropology of cultural heritage and museum anthropology; social construction of landscape; ethnographic film; archaeobotanical analysis in practice; archaeometallurgy 1 (mining and extractive technology); archaeometallurgy 2 (metallic artefacts); archaeological glass and glazes; interpreting pottery; lithic analysis; archaelogical ceramics and plaster; issues in conservation (understanding objects).
The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, and tutorials. Several courses entail practical instruction, including visits to product design companies and trade fairs; archaeological field sites; Kew Botanical Archive and the British Museum. Assessment is through unseen examination, long essays, research methodology project and the dissertation.
UK and EU students are eligible to apply for Arts and Humanities Research Council funding; those who are accepted for this master's programme may also be eligible to apply to the Institute for English Heritage funded bursaries.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 9,020 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 18,670 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 4,510 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 9,285 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||Camden||WC1E 6BT||South East|
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