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  Anthropology and Professional Practice MSc

University College London    Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences

Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full time, 2 years part time
Anthropology (2)

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Are you ready to take your anthropological skills to the next level and make a real-world impact? Look no further than the Anthropology and Professional Practice MSc at UCL. This unique programme offers hands-on, research-led training to help you apply anthropological perspectives in various professional fields such as social research, design research, and policy making. Taught by world-leading experts, you will design and conduct your own projects with industry mentors, enhancing your employability and professional profile. The programme's innovative structure includes tight-knit seminar teaching, guest lectures by industry experts, and diverse assessment methods to cater to different learning styles. With a focus on practical skills like research, communication, and critical thinking, this MSc equips you for success in a wide range of industries. Join us and become part of a vibrant community at UCL East, where academia meets industry for a transformative learning experience. To apply, you need an upper second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an equivalent overseas qualification. Your journey to becoming a skilled anthropologist starts here.

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Want to learn how to use anthropological skills to solve real world problems? This programme helps you develop your professional outlook through hands-on, research-led anthropological training, allowing you to apply anthropological perspectives and insights in diverse professional fields. You will design, pitch and conduct your own projects, learning how to use anthropology to make a difference with support from industry mentors.

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Unique in the UK, our Anthropology and Professional Practice MSc provides you with comprehensive training in social and cultural anthropology with a specific focus on its relevance to professional practice in contemporary society.

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Entry Requirements

An upper second-class Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

We are keen to attract applicants from the broadest backgrounds and, therefore, do not limit the entry requirement to a specific range of disciplines. The criteria for entry will be at the discretion of the Programme Lead based on an overview of your professional experience, your justification for study in the personal statement, and the award and subject of your undergraduate degree.


UK tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £19,300
Part-time: £9,650

Overseas tuition fees (2024/25)
Full-time: £31,100
Part-time: £15,550

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