UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

Digital technologies are now ubiquitous in nearly every part of our lives, and today's students need to become proficient with digital technologies as research and communication tools. This course combines technical skill with anthropological research methodologies in order to train students for research and involvement in this emergent world.

Course Modules

Core modules: digital anthropology and digital anthropology practical; options: the anthropology of art and design; mass consumption and design; the anthropology of the built environment; advanced topics in digital ethnography; documentary film and the anthropological eye; practical ethnographic and documentary filmmaking; the anthropology of cultural heritage and critical museology; anthropology and photography; social construction of landscape; the anthropology of social networking; from analog to digital: museums, collecting and classification into the digital age; digital infrastructure: materiality, information and politics.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £18,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,285  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees