Taught course

Anthropological Research Methods and Nepali

Institution
SOAS University of London · Department of Anthropology and Sociology
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Applicants will need to produce documented evidence of language learning ability (a language A level or equivalent, or successful completion of an undergraduate language course).

Months of entry

September

Course content

Students who wish to conduct doctoral-level research in Nepal, or in preparation for professional employment in e.g. a government agency or international NGO.

This is the only Masters-level programme offered anywhere in the world that provides students who intend to proceed to conduct anthropological research (broadly defined) in Nepal with the necessary skills (disciplinary, linguistic, methodological).

What will this programme give the student an opportunity to achieve?

  • The ability to read, write, speak and understand Nepali to a level suitable for field research in Nepal
  • A grounding in the scholarly literature on Nepali history, society and culture
  • Expertise in anthropological theory and practice that will provide a basis for research in a Nepali context

Information for international students

For details, including English language requirements, please see SOAS website

Fees and funding

For details of postgraduate fees, please see SOAS website

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
study@soas.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7898 4700