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Social Anthropology and Sustainable Development MA (Hons)

University of St Andrews

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UCAS CODE: F894

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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Social Anthropology - Social Anthropology explores the fundamental question of ‘what it is to be human’. It seeks to answer this by examining the diverse ways in which human beings establish and live social lives in the contemporary world. The MA (Hons) in Social Anthropology is a four-year course run by the Department of Social Anthropology. Social Anthropology at St Andrews has a distinctive orientation that combines interpretive, experiential, philosophical and historical research that is politically engaged, reflexive and critically aware.

Sustainable Development is widely regarded as the most promising framework for addressing environmental and developmental challenges in the 21st century, including: the provision of clean water and adequate sanitation, energy generation and supply, human health, food production and distribution, and the continuing threat to biodiversity. The MA (Hons) in Sustainable Development encourages students to rise to the challenges of the environment and society, and focuses on the study of principles and practices of sustainability in an interdisciplinary environment. Sustainable Development is studied up to Honours level in both the Faculty of Science (BSc) and the Faculty of Arts (MA). Students who have a background in the Arts or who wish to study Sustainable Development alongside Arts subjects at St Andrews should apply for the MA.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 25,100per year

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A level : AAA

Subjects excluded: Citizenship Studies, Critical Thinking, Global Perspectives and Research (GPR) and General Studies.

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University information

University of St Andrews

  • University League Table

    3rd

  • Campus address

    University of St Andrews, College Gate, St Andrews, KY16 9AJ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 34 3

    2nd out of 72 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    192 97%

    2nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    20th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.39 88%

    2nd

    1
  • Entry standards

    / Max 210
    211 100%

    1st

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    20th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.55 91%

    2nd

    5

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