London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Course Modules

Year 1: Introduction to social anthropology; ethnography and theory; reading other cultures: anthropological interpretation of text and film; 1 outside option. Year 2: Anthropology of kinship, sex and gender; political and legal anthropology; anthropology of economic institutions and their social transformations; options to the value of 1 unit from topics in social anthropology. Year 3: Advanced theory of social anthropology; anthropology of religion; options to the value of 2 units from topics in social anthropology (these may include an extended essay and/or 1 outside option).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £17,712  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • GCE A-level AAB
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAABBB
  • International Baccalaureate 37
  • SQA Advanced Higher AAB
  • European Baccalaureate 80%-85%
  • SQA Higher AAABB-AAAAA
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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88% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 91%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 88%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 94%

£19,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

70% Go on to work and/or study

In work 50
Studying 15
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 20
Unknown 10

16% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 66%

Total Coursework: 32%

Total Practical: 2%

£4,900 - £8,200
Typical cost of university accommodation

£6,400 - £7,900
Typical cost of private accommodation