Taught course

Environmental Anthropology

Institution
University of Kent · School of Anthropology and Conservation
Qualifications
MAMSc

Entry requirements

A good honours degree (2.1 or above) in anthropology or other associated fields, including environmental studies.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Environmental Anthropology is an interdisciplinary study into how societies are influenced by the environment and how they manage natural resources and hazards.

This programme offers you the opportunity to acquire advanced knowledge of how different societies are influenced by the environment and manage natural resources and hazards, in relation to issues in human ecology, biodiversity management, sustainable development, environmental change and the practical applications of such knowledge.

As a graduate of this programme, you will have a range of both practical and evaluative skills, and experience of conducting empirical or other applied research. This allows you to pursue work as a researcher and will inform whatever position you take up in the future. Your expertise will be welcome in a range of organisations including national or international environmental bodies, governmental departments and nongovernmental organisations.

Students have the opportunity to study for an MA or an MSc with students who opt for the MSc being offered the opportunity to take conservation modules taught by researchers from the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE).

Course structure

Teaching for coursework takes place in the first and second terms. During the third term and the summer period, you prepare your dissertation on a topic that reflects your own individual interests and experience.

Teaching and Assessment

Assessment is by written reports, oral presentations and the dissertation.

Information for international students

For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages. http://www.kent.ac.uk/ems/eng-lang-reqs/index.html Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways.

Fees and funding

Please visit our funding web pages for the most current opportunities and application details. http://www.kent.ac.uk/scholarships/postgraduate/

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

MSc

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Anthropology and Conservation
Email
sacadmissions@kent.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1227 827013