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Entry requirements

You should have an undergraduate degree of at least second class standard in a relevant subject.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA in Anthropology and Cultural Politics is an interdisciplinary programme in anthropology, directed at students from a wide range of disciplines in the humanities, social and political sciences, artists, and professionals in the media and cultural sectors.

The objective of the MA is to address contemporary issues in culture and politics from an anthropological perspective, drawing on the commitment of the Department of Anthropology at Goldsmiths to build a public anthropology. The core course draws on anthropological theories of language and culture as a lens through which to explore broader questions of ideology, power, and global political economy.

We grapple with classic texts in critical theory from the Frankfurt School to British cultural studies, feminism to Foucault, post-colonialism to post-development, with a strong focus on thinkers from the global South. Students are able to select from option modules across several departments including Media and Communications, Sociology and Politics to create their own individual programme of study, before completing a dissertation on a subject of their choice.

Why study MA Anthropology and Cultural Politics at Goldsmiths?

  • You’ll address contemporary issues in culture and politics from an anthropological perspective, drawing on the commitment of the Department of Anthropology at Goldsmiths to build a public anthropology.
  • You’ll study a core module which draws on anthropological theories of language and culture as a lens through which to explore broader questions of ideology, power, and global political economy.
  • You’ll grapple with classic texts in critical theory from the Frankfurt School to British cultural studies, feminism to Foucault, post-colonialism to post-development, with a strong focus on thinkers from the global South.
  • You’ll be able to choose option modules across several departments including Media and Communications, Sociology and Politics to create your own individual programme of study, before completing a dissertation on a subject of your choice.

Fees and funding

UK students
Home/EU - full-time: £8640 - part-time: £4320
International students
International - full-time: £16290

Find out more about postgraduate fees and explore funding opportunities. If you're applying for funding, you may be subject to an application deadline.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

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Course Enquiries
Email
course-info@gold.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7078 5300