SOAS, University of London

Course Introduction

The degree is designed to acquaint students with anthropology, development issues, research methods and either an ethnographic region (and/or language) and/or thematic interest in health, gender, food or media. This programme provides an understanding of the ways in which anthropological approaches and debates inform the study of meanings and concepts in development, its priorities, policies and practice.

Course Modules

Anthropology of development; dissertation in anthropology and sociology; theoretical approaches to social anthropology.

Course Additional Entry

Minimum upper 2nd Class Honours (or equivalent).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £17,215  Whole course. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,985  Whole course. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £8,608  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £3,985  Academic year. First year home fees