Sustainability, Culture and Development
This course provides you with the skills to apply anthropological theory and methods to the study of development. The programme is taught by an active, interdisciplinary team involved in world-class research on development issues with a focus on achieving environmental and social sustainability through participatory approaches and active collaborations with projects for empowerment in the Global South. Geographical areas of expertise include Sub-Saharan Africa, South America, South Asia, South-East Asia, the Middle East, Europe and Melanesia. The MSc is based around core modules focusing on sustainability, culture and development. Options allow you to pursue special interests. The dissertation offers the opportunity to conduct independent research under the supervision of an expert in your chosen topic.
MSc: A minimum 2:1 Honours degree from a UK institution (or the overseas equivalent) in a relevant subject. Please email us on email@example.com for advice on relevant topics. References play an important part in the admissions process. MSc: A minimum 2:1 Honours degree from a UK institution (or the overseas equivalent) in a relevant subject. Please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org for advice on relevant topics. References play an important part in the admissions process.
MSc: The MSc is based around core modules focusing on the challenges of pro-poor transitions to sustainability, aided by culturally informed perspectives on new themes in development such as resilience, and energy justice. Options allow you to pursue subject interests with specialist guidance. The dissertation enables you to conduct independent research under the supervision of an expert, and become a master of your chosen topic. MSc: Compulsory modules: Dissertation, Fieldwork and Interpretation, Society, Energy, Environment and Resilience, Thinking Anthropologically, Anthropology and Development. Students will then choose 60 credits from a selection of the following. Previous optional modules have included: Academic and Professional Skills in Anthropology, Art in Ecological Perspective, Computational Methods for Social Sciences, Context and Challenges in Energy and Society, Key Issues in Sociocultural Theory, Public Health Anthropology, Religion, Contention and Public Controversy, Anthropology of Global Health, Body, Politics and Experience, Energy Society and Energy Practices, Interrogating Ethnography, Statistical Analysis in Anthropology, Foreign language option.
MSc: Students work closely with leading academics to develop an original piece of research for their dissertation, and guidance on the dissertation is also provided by the dissertation leader. MSc: Assessment includes a research proposal, projects, essays, critical reviews, written examinations and the dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2018||8,000 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2018||17,325 per Year 1 (International)||1 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||October 2018||9,600 per Year 1 (International)||2 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||October 2018||4,400 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||2 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2019||18,300 per Year 1 (International)||1 Years|
|MSc||Full-time||October 2019||8,500 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||1 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||October 2019||4,700 per Year 1 (Home/EU)||2 Years|
|MSc||Part-time||October 2019||10,100 per Year 1 (International)||2 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Durham University||DH1 3LG||North East|
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