SOAS, University of London

Course Introduction

The course is distinctive in its focus on medical and health issues pertaining to Africa, Asia and Latin America; it covers anthropological theory, cultural understandings of health, and various options; these include combinations of anthropology and food, gender, shamanism and therapy, psychoanalysis, religion and healing in South Asia, China and in Africa, and study of the language and ethnography of a particular region.

Course Modules

Cultural understandings of health; dissertation in anthropology and sociology; ethnographic research methods; theoretical approaches to social anthropology.

Course Additional Entry

Minimum upper 2nd Class Honours degree (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) £3,993  Academic year. First year home fees