Taught course

Digital Culture and Society

King's College London · Department of Digital Humanities

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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


Course content

Study the developments and implications of digital technologies on contemporary culture and society. Our course that looks at how digital developments are reshaping various socio-political and economic fields such as work, governance, identity, cultural communication, finance, industry, and many more.

Students will also have the opportunity to take practise-based optional modules to develop their practical and organisational skills through individual and team-based projects as part of the course.

Graduates of this course will go on to work in think tanks, the arts and the cultural sectors, government and public administration, international development, NGOs, education, in media and communications globally as well as into marketing and public relations or journalism.

Key Benefits:

  • Develop an understanding of the role and the impact of digital technologies in contemporary culture and society.
  • Gain an overview and awareness of emerging and established digital technologies by learning about highly topical and contemporary developments.
  • Acquire specific knowledge of digital technologies and their wider effects as well as practical skills through our optional modules.
  • Possibility of taking part in an internship programme.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

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