Course Details

Course Name
Digital Culture and Society
Course Type
Master
Institution
King’s College London
Department
Digital Humanities
Information
http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-courses/digital-culture-and-society-ma.aspx
Curriculum
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Status
record actively maintained
Course Language
English
Start Date
2017-09-01
recurring
ECTS
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Lecturer
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PID
Disciplines: Gender Studies, Media and Communication Studies, Social Sciences, Theory and Methodology of DH
Techniques: Migration, Sentiment Analysis
Objects: DigitalHumanities
Access Requirements
General entry advice Bachelor’s degree with 2:1 honours (or overseas equivalent) in English, or a related discipline. For those returning to study, evidence of appropriate experience will be required. Note that a written personal statement, emphasising both qualifying background and reasons for selecting this programme, will be required: see the next tab, 'Applying, Fees & Funding' for further guidance.
Description
On this Digital Culture & Society MA programme you will focus on how technology and culture are connected in today’s society. We broadly interpret this to include such areas of activity as performing arts, telecommunications, information technology, philosophy, law and education. We aim to develop and enhance your awareness and understanding of a range of subjects relevant to digital culture and technology, including: The key information and communication technologies that shape contemporary society. The key developments in contemporary cultural expression, specifically how these are driven, mediated or influenced by digital technologies. The role of digital technologies in the study of culture and cultural artefacts from the past. How digital technologies are shaping today’s society, including social intercourse, social structures, government, international politics, education and law. The current critical and theoretical debates around digital culture and the role of technology in cultural life. The ethical, moral and philosophical issues that arise from the role and impact of technology in cultural and social life.
Keywords
Disciplines: Gender Studies, Media and Communication Studies, Social Sciences, Theory and Methodology of DH
Techniques: Migration, Sentiment Analysis
Objects: DigitalHumanities