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Postgraduate Course Availability

Taught Masters Modules

Core courses that are run each year by the Anthropology Department

Module (full unit unless otherwise stated)

Compulsory for MSc Social Anthropology 

Compulsory for MSc Anthropology 
& Development

Compulsory for MSc Social Anthropology (Learning & Cognition)

Compulsory for MSc  Anthropology &
Development Management 

Compulsory for MSc China in Comparative Perspective

Compulsory for MSc Religion in the Contemporary World

AN402 The Anthropology of Religion|

*

 

 

   

AN404 Anthropology: Theory and Ethnography|

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

 

AN405 Kinship, Sex and Gender|

*

 

 

   

AN437 Anthropology of Learning and Cognition| 

   

Yes

   

AN447 China in Comparative Perspective|

       

Yes

AN451 Anthropology of Politics| (half unit)

*

       

AN456 Anthropology of Economy 1: production and exchange| (half unit)

*

       

AN457 Anthropology of Economy 2: development, transformation and globalisation| (half unit) 

*

       

AN466 Understanding Religion in the Contemporary World|

Yes

 

AN497 Dissertation - MSc Religion in the Contemporary World|

Yes

 

AN498 Dissertation - MSc China in Comparative Perspective|

       

Yes

AN499 Dissertation|

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

* It is compulsory for MSc Social Anthropology students to take one full unit made up of courses from: AN402 or AN405 or AN451 or AN456 or AN457.

Optional courses run by the Anthropology Department for MSc students

This table shows the option courses that have been available over the last few years as well as what we are intending to teach next session in order to give you an idea of the number and range of courses available in any one year.

Option course availability

Module (half units)

2004/5

'05/6

'06/7

'07/8

'08/9

'09/10

'10/1

'11/2

'12/3

'13/4

'14/5

AN419 The Anthropology of Christianity|

Yes

   

Yes

 

Yes

 

 

 

Yes

AN420 The Anthropology of Southeast Asia|

   

Yes

       

Yes 

 

Yes

AN421 The Anthropology of Industrialisation and Industrial Life|

Yes

     

Yes

   

Yes

 

AN424 The Anthropology of Melanesia|

     

Yes

 

 

     

Yes

AN425 The Anthropology of China **

 

Yes

       

 

 

   

AN429 The Anthropology of Southern Africa **

   

Yes

     

 Yes

 

   

AN436 The Anthropology of Development|

Yes 

Yes

Yes 

Yes 

Yes

 Yes

Yes

 

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

Yes

AN439 Anthropology and Human Rights|

 

Yes

 

Yes

   

 Yes

 

 

Yes

 

Yes

AN444 Investigating the Philippines|

 

Yes

   

Yes

 

 Yes

 

   

Yes

AN448 Indigenous Politics in Highland Latin America **

 

Yes

Yes

Yes 

         

AN453 Anthropology of India **

     

Yes

Yes

 

 

   

AN454 Social Anthropology and Darwinian Theories **

     

Yes

         

AN458 Children and Youth in Contemporary Ethnography|

         

Yes

     

Yes

AN459 Anthropology and Media|

       

Yes

   

Yes

 

AN460 Taiwan in Comparative Perspective **

       

Yes

 Yes

 Yes

 

Yes 

 

AN461 Anthropological Approaches to Questions of Being **

       

Yes

       

AN462 The Anthropology of Post-Soviet Eurasia|

       

Yes

   

Yes 

 

AN463 The Anthropology of Borders and Boundaries|

         

 Yes

     

AN464 Ethnography of a Selected Region (Latin America)**

         

 Yes

     

AN465 Medical Anthropology **

         

 Yes

     

AN467 Anthropology of South Asia|

         

 

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

AN468 The Anthropology of Schooling|

         

 

 

Yes

 

AN469 The Anthropology of Amazonia|

               

Yes

AN470 Anthropology of Religion: Current Themes and Theories|

 

Yes

AN473 Anthropological Approaches to Value

Yes

** These courses have now been withdrawn and will not be taught again in the future.

For further details about our MSc programmes see also the following links.
About the MSc Social Anthropology| 
About the MSc Social Anthropology (Learning and Cognition)| 
About the MSc Anthropology and Development| 
About the MSc Anthropology and Development Management
|About the MSc China in Comparative Perspective|
About the MSc Religion in the Contemporary World|

Courses from other departments are also available to, or compulsory for, some of our MSc programmes. For full information, please see the regulations for each programme on the Calendar|:
MSc Social Anthropology Programme Regulations| 
MSc Social Anthropology (Learning and Cognition) Programme Regulations|
MSc Anthropology and Development Programme Regulations|
MSc Anthropology and Development Management Programme Regulations|
MSc China in Comparative Perspective Programme Regulations|
MSc Religion in the Contemporary World Programme Regulations|

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