University of East London

Course Introduction

The course provides critical understandings of anthropological theories and knowledge conventions. Students develop anthropological expertise for a range of specialist roles in employment settings. 3 compulsory taught modules; choice of option modules from a choice of 6 options; students also select a specialist area of interest and conduct anthropological fieldwork for their research dissertations.

Course Modules

Modules include: Anthropological approaches (double dissertation module); key debates in anthropology; practice anthropology; optional modules: conflict, displacement and human security; cultures of exile; current issues in forced migration; landscape of power and rights.

Course Additional Entry

Applicants are required to have a first or second class honours degree (2:1 or 2:2) in any related area from a UK university or its overseas equivalent. Equivalent professional or research experience would also be considered based on a statement and supporting material such as an essay. In the case of applicants whose first language is not English, then IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) is required.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £11,400  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £6,990  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £1,165  Credit module. First year home fees