Brunel University London

Brunel University London

Psychological and Psychiatric Anthropology

This course aims to give candidates a solid grounding in key topics in psychological and psychiatric anthropology. Through detailed consideration of cases from Britain and around the world, the course explores the ways in which person, emotion, and subjectivity are shaped through cultural practices.

Entry requirements

A UK 1st or 2nd Class Honours degree or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification. Applicants with other degrees that have relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis. Applicants will be interviewed either in person or by telephone. English language requirements: IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas); Pearson: 58 (51 in all sub-scores); BrunELT: 65 per cent (min 60 per cent in all areas).

Course modules

Modules include: political and economic issues in anthropology; contemporary anthropological theory; dissertation; ethnographic research methods 1 and 2; themes in psychiatric anthropology; themes in psychological anthropology. Optional modules include: anthropology of the body; anthropology of the person; kinship, sex and gender; the anthropology of childhood; the anthropology of youth; the anthropology of global health; applied medical anthropology in the arena of global health; anthropology of education; anthropology of learning; ethnicity, identity and culture; medical anthropology in clinical and community settings.

Assessment methods

Assessment is variously by essay, practical assignment (e.g. analysis of a short field exercise), and dissertation. There are no examinations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,300 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,100 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,050 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,650 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Brunel University London Uxbridge UB8 3PH South East

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