Sustainability and Culture and Development
This course provides students 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 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.
A minimum 2.1 Honours degree from a UK institution (or the overseas equivalent) in a relevant subject.
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: 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.
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||£ 6,600 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 14,900 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 6,600 per Academic year (EU fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Durham University||Durham||DH1 3LG||North East|