UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Social and Cultural Anthropology

This programme provides a grounding in anthropological theory and analysis, an understanding of ethnographic approaches to the study of social worlds, and a strong foundation in research practices; flexible in its structure, the programme enhances students' employability by focusing also on the interface between anthropological research and professional practices.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 66 percent in an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: Critical issues in social anthropology; research methods.
Options: Anthropology of art and design; alternative and ritual economies; mass consumption and design; anthropology and psychiatry; anthropology of nationalism, race and ethnicity; medical anthropology; communication and culture; documentary film and the anthropological eye; social construction of landscape; religious symbolism and the politics of belief; gender, language and culture; risk, power and uncertainty.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, small group presentations and discussion, tutorials, laboratory and practical work, independent directed reading, interactive teamwork, and video, film and web based courses. It includes a research seminar series with invited speakers. Assessment is through unseen examination, essays, and the research dissertation.

Sponsorship information

Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC); Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Graduate School and Departmental Scholarships.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,670 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 1040