Taught course

Digital Culture and Society

Institution
King's College London · Centre for Cultural, Media and Creative Industries Research
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:1 honours degree (or overseas equivalent) in any discipline. For those returning to study, evidence of appropriate experience will be required. A written personal statement, emphasising both qualifying background and reasons for selecting this programme, will be required.

Months of entry

September

Course content

A unique opportunity to explore the many forms of digital culture and their profound effects on society from various angles. Graduates of this programme will have gained the analytical tools required for understanding how digitisation and internet technologies shape modern culture.

KEY BENEFITS
Develop an understanding of the role and consequences of digital technologies in contemporary culture, broadly interpreted to include such areas of activity as performing arts, telecommunications, information technology, philosophy, law and education.
Study digital technologies within an interdisciplinary and cross-cultural framework, combining modules from participating departments.
Obtain on-the-job training in a month long internship within a relevant organisation.
Take field trips to major London cultural institutions, such as Tate Modern, National Gallery, Institute of Archaeology and the BBC Archives.

Fees and funding

AHRC, self-funded. Graduate School and School of Arts & Humanities studentships and bursaries.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Officer, Centre for Arts & Sciences Admissions (CASA)
Email
artshums-graduateadmissions@kcl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7848 2765 / 2232 / 7232
Fax
+44 (0) 20 7848 7200