Taught course

Digital Culture and Society

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

Entry requirements

Bachelor’s degree with 2:1 honours in English, or a related discipline. For those returning to study, evidence of appropriate experience will be required.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course give you a unique opportunity to explore the many forms of digital culture and their profound effects on society from a number of different angles. It aims to develop participants' skills in forming their own assessments of digital technologies and their impact on society and culture.

Graduates of this coursewill have gained the analytical tools required to understand how digitisation and internet technologies have shaped and are shaping modern culture.

Key benefits

  • Develop an understanding of the role and impact 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.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Office
Email
artshums-graduateadmissions@kcl.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 20 7848 2765 / 2232 / 7232