SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

Medical Anthropology

The course is distinctive in its focus on medical and health issues pertaining to Africa, Asia and Latin America; it covers anthropological theory, cultural understandings of health, and various options; these include combinations of anthropology and food, gender, shamanism and therapy, psychoanalysis, religion and healing in South Asia, China and in Africa, and study of the language and ethnography of a particular region.

Entry requirements

Minimum upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent).

Course modules

Cultural understandings of health; dissertation in anthropology and sociology; ethnographic research methods; theoretical approaches to social anthropology.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,985 per Whole course (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,215 per Whole course (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,985 per Whole course (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,985 per Whole course (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,985 per Whole course (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,993 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 8,608 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,993 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,993 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,993 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,662 per Year 1 (England) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,738 per Year 1 (International) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,662 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,662 per Year 1 (Scotland) 3 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,662 per Year 1 (Wales) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
School of Oriental and African Studies Camden WC1H 0XG South East

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