Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Anthropology (2) Sociology (33)

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Unleash your potential with the prestigious Digital Anthropology MSc programme at UCL. Dive into the world of digital technologies and practices with the first and foremost degree of its kind globally. Explore the social and cultural dimensions of digital phenomena, from social media to online politics, under the guidance of renowned researchers. Gain expertise in digital ethnography, social data analysis, and user research methodologies through a curriculum that blends anthropological theories with practical applications. This unique programme is designed for graduates with a background in anthropology or related disciplines, as well as professionals from diverse sectors keen on understanding digital culture. Stand out in the technology industry and government sectors with a qualification that is highly sought after for roles in user research and digital design. Elevate your career prospects with a minimum upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline. Join us at UCL and pave the way for a successful career in digital anthropology.

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The MSc in Digital Anthropology is the first and most well-established degree of its kind worldwide. The degree equips students with the skills to research and analyse the social and cultural dimensions of digital technologies and practices. This includes social media, data and algorithms, digital infrastructures, 3D printing and museum collections, and online politics. Combining the cross-cultural and comparative study of digital phenomena with anthropological theories and research methods, the MSc prepares students to practice as digital anthropologists across a broad range of policy, industry, government and academic environments.

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.


UK tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £19,300
Part-time: £9,650

Overseas tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £31,100
Part-time: £15,550

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