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

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Course summary

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.
  • You'll learn from leading academics in the Department of Anthropology, which has been rated top 10 in the UK for anthropology in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023.

Modules

Compulsory modules Museum Anthropology Museum Practice Anthropological Research Methods Dissertation Option modules You have the opportunity to tailor your studies and gain further specialist knowledge through your own choice of either one or two option modules. These can be chosen from the wide range of options offered by departments across Goldsmiths, or from another University of London institution. Some recent examples of optional modules include: Anthropology and Gender Theory Anthropology of Art Ethnographic Film and Cinema Studies Anthropology and the Visual 2 Economic and Political Anthropology 2 Borders and Migration Material Culture *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 will need an IELTS score (or equivalent English language qualification) of 6.5 with a 6.5 in writing and no element lower than 6.0 to study this programme.


Fees and funding

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