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King's College London

London , England ,United Kingdom

Digital Culture & Society MA

Study the developments and implications of digital technologies on contemporary culture and society.  Our course looks at how digital developments are reshaping various socio-political and economic fields such as work, governance, identity, cultural communication, finance, industry, and many more.

Students will also have the opportunity to take practice-based optional modules to develop their practical and organizational skills through individual and team-based projects as part of the course.

Graduates of this course will go on to work in think tanks, the arts and the cultural sectors, government, and public administration, international development, NGOs, education, in media and communications globally as well as into marketing and public relations or journalism.

Campus Information

London

Strand London WC2R 2LS United Kingdom

Intakes

  • Sep

Application Processing Time in Days: 28

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Career prospects
Our graduates transfer the skills and knowledge they develop with us to careers in cultural heritage institutions, such as libraries, archives, museums, galleries, and in commercial organizations interested in the social and organizational impact of technology.

PSW Opportunity

Some international students would like to work in the UK  after they have finished their studies. The information provided here is aimed at Tier 4 visa holders studying full time. The Immigration Rules do change regularly, so please refer to UKCISA and/or contact the Visa & International Student Advice team directly for the most up-to-date information, or if you have further questions.

Generally, if you are in the UK studying on a full time course lasting for more than 12 months, after you have finished your studies (after the official end date of your course that was listed on your CAS), your Tier 4 visa should allow you to work full-time for up to four months. The only exception to this is if you are a PhD student – you can only begin to work full-time once your PhD has been awarded. Due to the elastic nature of studying a PhD, the award date of your PhD may well end up being different to the course end date that was stated on your original CAS. For more information about PhD award dates, please refer to the Tier 4 (Doctorate Extension Scheme) section.

During this end period of your Tier 4 visa, you are still tied to the conditions of your student leave, which means that you are not allowed to be self-employed, take up a permanent job or work as a professional sportsperson or entertainer. UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) has confirmed that, provided you submit a valid visa application before your leave expires, you are allowed to continue working until your application is decided, but again, you will still be tied to your Tier 4 student visa conditions.

The Start-up visa, Tier 2 General, Tier 4 Doctorate Extension Scheme and Tier 5 visas are the major routes international students can consider for work after studies. The extra time (mostly 4 months) granted to your Tier 4 visa after your study programme should give you time to obtain your results and prepare a new visa application under one of the categories mentioned above. 

If you are here on a Tier 4 part time study visa, then you will not be able to switch visa categories in the UK. If you are interested in applying for another visa, you will need to make your application from outside of the UK.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

We welcome applications to our Master's courses from students who have taken a three year Bachelor (Honours) or Bachelor (Special) degree from a recognised university. You will need to have achieved good grades, usually in a subject related to what you would like to study. Exact grade requirements for each course will vary. 

 

  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
  • Duration: 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 26550 GBP
    Annual Cost of Living: 15000 GBP
    Application Fee: N/A