UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This programme provides a grounding in anthropological theory and analysis, an understanding of ethnographic approaches to the study of social worlds, and a strong foundation in research practices; flexible in its structure, the programme enhances students' employability by focusing also on the interface between anthropological research and professional practices.

Course Modules

Core modules: Critical issues in social anthropology; research methods. Options: Anthropology of art and design; alternative and ritual economies; mass consumption and design; anthropology and psychiatry; anthropology of nationalism, race and ethnicity; medical anthropology; communication and culture; documentary film and the anthropological eye; social construction of landscape; religious symbolism and the politics of belief; gender, language and culture; risk, power and uncertainty.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of 66 percent in an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £18,670  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,020  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,285  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,510  Academic year. First year home fees