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If studies of the mind and mental health interest you, this socially and culturally focused course may provide a rich alternative to more scientific studies in psychology and psychiatry.
Study this course and you will investigate psychological and psychiatric issues from an anthropological perspective, addressing issues at the forefront of debates in social policy, morality, personal identity, and mental health.
By considering cases from around the world you’ll explore how person, consciousness, and experience are shaped through cultural practices and political realities.
Examining world ethnography (including the UK), you’ll learn about selfhood, emotion, personality, and understandings of ‘madness’ and mental illness in cultural context.
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A 2:2 (or above) UK Honours degree or an equivalent internationally recognised qualification.
Applicants with other professional qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.
Applicants will be interviewed either in person or by telephone.
Brunel University London is an international university dedicated to education and research, relevant to the global economy, industry and society. Postgraduate study will take your learning to a higher academic level. You’ll learn and work with some of our world-renowned academics, develop a specialist understanding of your field and build your skills to develop your career.Read more
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