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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

 

 

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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