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Psychological and Psychiatric Anthropology MSc

Brunel University London

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Brunel University London

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

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.

Brunel students come from varied professional and academic backgrounds, many taking time out for professional development. If you haven’t studied anthropology before, you’ll be offered introductory modules in anthropological theory to help prepare you for the rest of the course.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 16,335per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

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Brunel University London

  • University League Table

    84th

  • Campus address

    Brunel University London, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, Hillingdon, UB8 3PH, England

All new international students have guaranteed campus accommodation.
Pre-sessional English courses provide students with intensive English language training before the start of their academic studies.
Brunel offers more than 100 scholarships every year to help international students pay their fees and living costs.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    20th out of 34 3

    84th out of 118 10

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    103 52%

    28th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    14th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    5th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    113 53%

    75th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    57 57%

    82nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.69 74%

    112th

    6

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