Entry requirements

2:1 in any discipline.

MSc Social Anthropology, MSc Social Anthropology (Learning and Cognition)

Months of entry


Course content

The MSc Social Anthropology 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.
The programme is an excellent and intensive introduction to the discipline of social 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.
The programme is an ideal preparation for research work in anthropology and related fields, and many graduates go on to complete PhDs. Other graduates find employment in a wide range of national and international organisations, including those concerned with international development.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.5 overall

Fees and funding

LSE Graduate Support Scheme. ESRC

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months


AssessmentWhat kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)
Written/ formal examinations75
Dissertation25 (10000 words)

Course contact details

The Student Recruitment Office
+44 (0)20 7955 6613
+44 (0)20 7955 6001