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Social and Cultural Anthropology

University College London (UCL)

12 months
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26600 GBP/year
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This Social and Cultural Anthropology MSc at the University College London (UCL) provides a thorough grounding in anthropological theory and analysis, an understanding of ethnographic approaches to the study of social worlds, and a strong foundation in research practices.

Overview

Why study this Social and Cultural Anthropology MSc degree at the University College London (UCL)?

UCL Anthropology was the first in the UK to integrate biological and social anthropology with material culture into a broad-based conception of the discipline. It is one of the largest anthropology departments in the UK in terms of both staff and research student numbers, offering an exceptional breadth of expertise.

UCL Anthropology ranks fifth in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019, making it the top ranked institution in London, and third in the UK and Europe for the subject. Our excellent results in the Research Excellence Framework 2014 also identify us as a leading Anthropology department in the UK. 

Students are encouraged to take full advantage of the wider anthropological community in London and the department's strong links with European universities and international institutions.

Careers

Recent graduates of this degree have pursued careers in fields including government, business, development, social research and consultancy, and the media, as well as in academia as professional anthropologists.

Employability

In addition to the analytical, interpretative and writing skills honed by its core academic training, the degree includes a unique orientation towards the interface between anthropological research and professional practice, allowing students to focus on the anthropology of professions including medicine, development, education, the law, the creative industries. Our close co-operation with UCL’s bespoke careers services provides opportunities for internships and placements during the programme or following its completion.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  •  Anthropology of Crime
  •  The Anthropology of Nationalism, Ethnicity and Race
  •  Anthropology of Capitalisms
  •  Art in the Public Sphere
  •  Humans, Ecosystems and Conservation
  •  The Story and I - Finding the Form: A Practical Exploration of Storytelling
  •  Medical Anthropology
  •  Biosocial Anthropology, Health and Environment

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26600 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 26600 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    16500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time

  • UK: £8,250
  • International: £13,300

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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