The Digital Culture BA at King's College London develops your knowledge of how all aspects of our everyday lives are shaped by the networked technologies we use and the data we produce. Combining a theoretical emphasis with practical work, we aim to give you the opportunity to work alongside computer scientists and data analysts, with the capacity to critically understand the social, political and economic dimensions of our digital lives.
- Insight into how individuals, companies, governments, and other institutions are being transformed by social media, machine learning, artificial intelligence, digital management techniques and practices, data journalism, digital advertising, analytics, visualisations, and more.
- Provides digital research methods training, with no pre-existing understanding of computing or programming needed.
- Recognised as creating world leading research into digital culture.
- Friendly and supportive learning environment.
- Central location offers exciting possibilities for further access to digital cultures, organisations, and companies, as well as cultural institutions.
- Provides a grounding for careers in all aspects of digital culture, including the creative industries such as advertising, journalism, publishing, digital curation and management.
Career prospectsOur graduates go on to work in a range of professions such as community manager for a gaming company, digital project manager for an NGO, blog writer and editor for a fashion house, while some choose to continue their studies at graduate level.
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- Digital Economy and Audiences
- Digital Politics
- History of Networked Technologies
- Digital Methods I: Approaches
- Knowledge Representation
- Theories of New Media
- Digital Foundations
- Digital Methods Two: Working with Data
- Critical Debates in Digital Culture
- 36 months
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DisciplinesInformatics & Information Sciences Artificial Intelligence View 144 other Masters in Informatics & Information Sciences in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Please note that A-level General Studies, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills and Global Perspectives are not accepted by King's as one of your A-levels. However, if offered the grade achieved may be taken into account when considering whether or not to accept a candidate who has just fallen short of the conditions of their offer.
- Preferred subjects
Preferred subjects (preference for at least one of the following): Art and Design, English (Literature or Language), Communication and Culture, History, Media Studies, Philosophy.
International19800 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 19800 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
EU/EEA9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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