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Our Society and Culture Masters courses capture the University of Exeter’s distinctive approach to the study of anthropology, sociology and philosophy. You will join a department that prides itself on its interdisciplinary approach to a wide range of social scientific analysis and research methods.

Our courses have been planned, organised and are delivered in a way oriented towards tapping into and addressing points of overlap and divergence between different disciplinary perspectives. These perspectives are explored, explained and made relevant to the material covered.

Our MA Society and Culture captures the University of Exeter’s distinctive approach to the study of anthropology, sociology and philosophy. You will join a department that prides itself on its interdisciplinary approach to a wide range of social scientific analysis and research methods.

The course itself contains modules spanning a wide range of intellectual topics, analytical issues and debates.

It’s been designed for students who are keen to develop their intellectual skills, interests and capabilities through sustained engagement with academic texts, scholarly journals, empirical research and data sets. However, it’s not a practically-based programme. Assessment comprises a range of modes with essay writing being the primary method.

The course is particularly well suited, but not limited to, students whose first degree is in a social science, anthropology or humanities-based discipline. Visit the MA Society and Culture course page to learn more.

Our MA Society and Culture: Arts, Media and Consumption takes an interdisciplinary perspective on some of the biggest issues and questions related to the study of culture and society.

You will examine culture and society and their relationship with power, agency, human senses and aesthetics. The course does not include specific lectures on social media, online media or media and advertising skills. Instead it provides training in the analysis of a wide range of cultural forms, practices and media, reflecting critically on the modes by which they are produced, evaluated and consumed.

It’s been designed for students who are keen to develop their intellectual skills, interests and capabilities through sustained engagement with academic texts, scholarly journals, empirical research and data sets. However, it’s not a practically-based programme. Assessment comprises a range of modes with essay writing being the primary method.

The course is particularly well suited, but not limited to, students whose first degree is in a social science, anthropology or humanities-based discipline. Visit the MA Society and Culture: Arts, Media and Consumption course page to learn more.

The course is not suited to students seeking to gain the practical skills and competencies associated with online marketing or the business of social media.

Our MA Society and Culture: Science and Technology captures the distinctive approach to sociology and anthropology at the University of Exeter, taking an interdisciplinary perspective on the some of the biggest issues and questions facing contemporary societies and, more specifically, those concerning science and technology.

You will examine science and technology and their relationship with the social and cultural context of their production.

It’s been designed for students who are keen to develop their intellectual skills, interests and capabilities through sustained engagement with academic texts, scholarly journals, empirical research and data sets. However, it’s not a practically-based programme. Assessment comprises a range of modes with essay writing being the primary method.

The course is particularly well suited, but not limited to, students whose first degree is in a social science, anthropology or humanities-based discipline. Visit the MA Society and Culture: Science and Technology course page to learn more.