The programme is an excellent and intensive introduction to the discipline of social anthropology.
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.
The programme offers the following benefits:
Teaching is directly informed and enhanced by the very strong tradition of fieldwork-based research within the LSE Department of Anthropology.
We offer a full academic tutorial system, which means that students on this MSc benefit from direct and sustained contact with members of staff.
Students take a compulsory core course, a choice of options to the value of two full units, and complete an essay (dissertation) to be submitted by early September. Please visit lse.ac.uk/sa for further information on the programme content.
Scheduled teaching normally includes three hours of lectures and three hours of seminars per week (depending on options selected), supplemented by regular academic tutorials.
Anthropology: Theory and Ethnography examines the relationship between theory and ethnography in modern social and cultural anthropology.
Students will be expected to choose courses to the value of two full units from a range of options.
Please read the following important information before referring to full details of course options found in the Programme Regulations.
The programme regulations available are for the current academic session and may be subject to change before the beginning of the next academic year. For more information about course availability in the next academic session, please contact the relevant academic department. The School reserves the right at all times to withdraw, suspend or alter particular courses and syllabuses, and to alter the level of fees. Courses are on occasion capped (limited to a maximum number of students) or subject to entry conditions requiring the approval of the course convenor. The School cannot guarantee that places on specific courses will be available.
The programme is an ideal preparation for research work in anthropology and related fields.
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LSE Graduate Bursaries 2015/16
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Student Finance for 2015/16
The launch of the new SFE application cycle for Academic Year 2015/16 is now open. Student Finance have requested that all students get their applications finished and submitted in line with the deadlines below:Application Deadlines
Student Finance England - New students 31 May, Continuing students 30 June
Student Finance Wales - New students 15 May, Continuing students 5 June
Student Finance Northern Ireland - New students 17 April, Continuing students 30 June
The application service for EU Students will launch on 23 February
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There will be no drop in service on the Wednesday 22nd April 2015 due to all staff being involved in the Offer Holders Open Day.
Please note that the Student Services Centre will also be closed on the afternoon of Friday 25th April for staff training, so there will be no drop in services.
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Student Finance for 2014/15
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The bursary payments take approximately 5 working days to show in the recipients bank account from the scheduled payment date.
The scheduled payment dates are:
Michaelmas Term, Friday 17 October 2014
Lent Term, Friday 23 January 2015
Summer Term, Monday 11 May 2015
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