Goldsmiths, University of London

Course Introduction

This 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; the programme is organised around a critical investigation of the central thematic concepts of its title: culture, power, and politics, as well as anthropology itself; each of these terms are posited in this programme as questions for critical reflection and students are encouraged to pursue independent research projects that investigate the meanings attributed to these terms in contemporary social contexts.

Course Modules

Core: anthropology and cultural politics; anthropological theory; plus options.

Course Additional Entry

2nd Class Honours degree in relevant discipline; degree is in an unrelated field may be considered subject to a qualifying examination; IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in the written element and no individual element lower than 6.0) or equivalent.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £14,450  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,660  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)