London School of Economics and Political Science

London School of Economics and Political Science

MSc Social and Cultural Anthropology


Houghton Street

London, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

M.Sc.-Social and Cultural Psychology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This programme is based in the Institute of Social Psychology and offers the following benefits: A high quality academic training addressing the relations between psychological, social and cultural phenomena, providing extensive coverage of both theoretical and applied issues. A unique approach emphasising the development of critical thinking and analytical skills, which integrates theory and practice for the construction of research and intervention at the individual, institutional and community levels. The programme places great importance on how societal and cultural processes influence the psychological life of individuals, groups and institutions. The experience of studying in a culturally vibrant international environment, within the world's leading institution of the social sciences, where social and cultural psychology is in close contact with sociological, anthropological, economic, and social policy debates. An extensive choice of specialist courses within the Institute and the School, addressing a variety of theoretical and applied issues in social and cultural psychology and in the social sciences as a whole. An MSc degree with research training recognition from the Economic and Social Research Council UK, from which students may progress to a research degree or employment in the public and private sectors. Core courses: contemporary social and cultural psychology; methods of research and quantitative analysis; research report. Optional courses cover key areas of applied social and cultural psychology and are intended to equip you for a career in business organisations, communities, health, the media, development and international agencies, government or in research. 10-15,000 word research report also required.

International Student Requirements:

IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 603
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