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Social Anthropology

Goldsmiths, University of London

M.A.
12 months
Duration
16290 GBP/year
8640 GBP/year
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About

The Social Anthropology programme, offered by Goldsmiths, University of London, gives advanced-level training to students who normally already have an undergraduate or MA degree in Anthropology. 

Overview

Why study MA Social Anthropology at Goldsmiths, University of London?

Whatever your disciplinary background, you’ll have the opportunity to build a solid base in social anthropology, its theoretical foundations, methodology and ethnographic diversity.

You’ll be able to choose from a variety of option modules, which means you can tailor the degree to your own theoretical or regional interests.

You can choose to study topics including gender, sexuality and the body, religion and symbolism, political economy, psychological perspectives in anthropology, the anthropology of rights, and visual anthropology.

You’ll join a diverse group of students with a range of educational backgrounds and interests, so you’ll be exposed to many different perspectives.

Careers

This programme is ideal if you're thinking of pursuing a career in the media, or in research, teaching, policy and many other fields.

Recent graduates have been employed by Amnesty International, Médecins Sans Frontières, and the Royal Anthropological Institute.

The Masters also provides an excellent grounding for students interested in pursuing research in social anthropology – several have gone on to complete research degrees at Goldsmiths.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anthropological Theory
  • Anthropological Research Methods
  • Anthropology of Rights
  • Critical Voices in Development
  • Anthropological Approaches to History

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

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Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least second class standard in a relevant/related subject. 
  • You might also be considered for some programmes if you aren’t a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16290 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16290 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8640 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8640 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Home/EU - part-time: £4320

Funding

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