London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London

Anthropology and Development

The programme will help you to develop a good understanding of classical social theory and modern anthropological theory, with reference to a range of theoretical issues, including those of development and social change, and in relation to appropriate ethnography. You will gain a thorough understanding of the history of development policy and practice and their theoretical underpinnings, and of the ways in which these are illuminated by anthropology. Though the programme is not a course in applied anthropology, it will be invaluable if you are planning a career in development work. The programme also provides a good foundation for anthropological research on problems connected with development.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or overseas equivalent in any discipline, and genuine interest in anthropology; English language requirement for non-native speakers (TOEFL/IELTS).

Sponsorship information

LSE Graduate Support Scheme; other scholarships and awards are available.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 11,112 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 17,184 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 11,112 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 11,112 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time October 2016 GBP 11,112 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 8,592 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 5,556 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 5,556 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 5,556 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time October 2016 GBP 5,556 per Year 1 (England) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
London School of Economics and Political Science Islington WC2A 2AE South East

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