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Psychological and Psychiatric Anthropology

12 months
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16825 GBP/year
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If studies of the mind and mental health interest you, this socially and culturally focused Psychological and Psychiatric Anthropology course from Brunel University London, may provide a rich alternative to more scientific studies in psychology and psychiatry.

Overview

Study this Psychological and Psychiatric Anthropology course from Brunel University London and you will investigate psychological and psychiatric issues from an anthropological perspective, addressing issues at the forefront of debates in social policy, morality, personal identity, and mental health.

By considering cases from around the world you’ll explore how person, consciousness, and experience are shaped through cultural practices and political realities.

Examining world ethnography (including the UK), you’ll learn about selfhood, emotion, personality, and understandings of ‘madness’ and mental illness in cultural context.

Careers and your future

Through this course you will acquire analytical and research skills that can be used in a wide range of careers. In particular the course is ideal for enhances professional development in psychology, psychiatry, nursing, social work, education, social policy, charities and development.

There is also the opportunity for you to do further research for a PhD in psychiatric focussed anthropology.

This course will lead you to opportunities in range of career opportunities in the health sectors, including charities, development, NGOs, and anything requiring cultural expertise.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Themes in Psychological and Psychiatric Anthropology
  • Ethnographic Research Methods
  • Dissertation in Psychological and Psychiatric Anthropology
  • Thinking Anthropologically
  • Anthropology of the Body
  • Anthropology of the Person

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
Lower Second Class

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification.
  • Applicants with other professional qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.
  • Applicants will be interviewed either in person or by telephone.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16825 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16825 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    8735 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8735 GBP per year during 12 months.
    • EU applicants will have the same tuition fees as UK students

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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