London School of Economics and Political Science

London School of Economics and Political Science

MSc Social Anthropology


Houghton Street

London, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MSc Social Anthropology

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This programme is intended for graduates with a good first degree in any discipline, including those who may have studied anthropology within the context of a more general degree. It will prepare you for research work or provide a comprehensive introduction to and overview of the subject if you plan a career which may benefit from an education in social anthropology. Compulsory course in theory and ethnography; one from: anthropology of politics; anthropology of economy: production and exchange; anthropology of economy: transformation and globalisation; anthropology of religion; anthropology of kinship, sex and gender. Plus one other option (usually covering a specific ethnographic region or a selected anthropological theme). 10,000 word dissertation on an approved topic.

International Student Requirements:

IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 603
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