Goldsmiths, University of London

Course Introduction

Course offers a critical approach to development through the lens of anthropology; it explores the historical role of anthropological engagement in development, as well as offers the opportunity to rethink those concepts, priorities, policies and practices which underwrite global inequality; offering a critical exploration of the concept of rights (human, indigenous, or gender for example) and how it is mobilised to make various kinds of claims, the degree presents diverse perspectives on how we might address global inequality in the 21st century.

Course Modules

Core: anthropology of development placement; anthropology of rights; critical voices in development; plus options.

Course Additional Entry

2nd Class Honours degree in relevant discipline; degree is in an unrelated field may be considered subject to a qualifying examination; IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in the written element and no individual element lower than 6.0) or equivalent.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £12,300  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £5,860  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate)