Goldsmiths, University of London

Degree level: Postgraduate

Anthropology and Museum Practice (Taught)

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Course summary

TEF Bronze

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Fusing Goldsmiths' academic excellence and professional training from the Horniman Museum, the MA in Anthropology & Museum Practice provides you with a uniquely comprehensive set of skills. Why study MA Anthropology & Museum Practice at Goldsmiths?

  • Whether you're a professional looking to expand your subject expertise in anthropology, or an anthropologist looking to move into the museum sector, the course will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to make a difference in your career.
  • This degree is run in partnership with The Horniman Museum and Gardens. You'll learn from professionals who work with the institution's world-renowned anthropology collection, and gain practical skills in curation and conservation, using material and digital archives, running museum education programmes and engaging diverse audiences.
  • You'll analyse museums as sites of imagination and distinction and think about how they can be more inclusive places.
  • If you haven’t studied anthropology previously, you’ll have the opportunity to sit in on the Masters-level Introduction to Social Anthropology module, which will give you a solid grounding in the subject - and enable you to hit the ground running.

Course details

Modules

Material Culture Museum Anthropology Museum Practice Methods in Anthropological Research (or 30 credits of option modules) MA in Anthropology & Museum Practice Dissertation You have the opportunity to tailor your studies and gain further specialist knowledge through your own choice of either one or two optional modules. These can be chosen from the wide range of options offered by departments across Goldsmiths, or from another University of London institution. If you haven’t studied anthropology previously, you’ll also have the opportunity to audit the Masters-level Introduction to Social Anthropology module. *Please note that due to staff research commitments not all of these modules may be available every year.


Entry requirements

You should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least second class standard in a relevant/related subject. You might also be considered if you aren’t a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level. If English isn’t your first language, you’ll need to meet our English language requirements of IELTS 6.5 with a 6.5 in writing to study with us


Fees and funding

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Anthropology and Museum Practice at Goldsmiths, University of London - UCAS