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MA Anthropology & Cultural Politics

Goldsmiths, University of London

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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    Goldsmiths, University of London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The MA Anthropology and Cultural Politics is an exciting interdisciplinary programme in anthropology, directed at students from a wide range of disciplines in the humanities and social and political sciences.

Why study MA Anthropology and Cultural Politics at Goldsmiths?

  • You’ll address contemporary issues in culture and politics from an anthropological perspective, drawing on the commitment of the Department of Anthropology at Goldsmiths to build a public anthropology.
  • You’ll study a compulsory module which draws on anthropological theories of language and culture as a lens through which to explore broader questions of ideology, power, and global political economy.
  • You’ll grapple with classic texts in critical theory from the Frankfurt School to British cultural studies, feminism to Foucault, post-colonialism to post-development, with a strong focus on thinkers from the global South.
  • You’ll be able to choose option modules across several departments including Media and Communications, Sociology and Politics to create your own individual programme of study, before completing a dissertation on a subject of your choice.

Careers:

The programme is great preparation for any role that involves research and communication. Graduates have pursued opportunities in journalism, other media, policy, education and public debate; they have also gone on to research degrees, either at Goldsmiths or elsewhere.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 16,290per year

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University information

Goldsmiths, University of London

  • University League Table

    68th

  • Campus address

    Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross, Lewisham, SE14 6NW, England

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    3.99 80%

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