UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Anthropology, Environment and Development

Contemporary concerns with environment and development require a combination of biological and social anthropological approaches to examine the ecology of resource use in developing societies. This MSc evaluates the environmental implications and outcomes of these activities in terms of human subsistence and welfare via a systematic, theoretical and methodological training.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: Resource use and impacts; anthropological research methods; statistics; options: choose 2 options from within the department (and in some cases outside the department); including at least 1 of the following that have been designed specifically for this programme; the ecology of human groups; population and development; anthropology of development.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through lectures, seminars, group presentations, tutorials, interactive teamwork, video, and film and web based courses. It includes a non-examined weekly seminar series with both internal and invited speakers. Assessment is through essays, seen and unseen examinations, and the research dissertation.

Sponsorship information

AHRC, 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 (Wales) 2 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

Campus details

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

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