UCL Anthropology


Anthropology, Environment and Development MSc

The programme integrates natural and social science approaches to address issues of sustainability and resilience in the Anthropocene.

Graduate Online Open Days 2022

Join us for the UCL Anthropology Open Day series. Across this series, you'll get the chance to hear about our graduate programmes, meet our team and find out more about the department:

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About this degree

Drawing on staff expertise in human ecology, social anthropology, political ecology, and biosocial anthropology, the MSc equips graduates with an interdisciplinary perspective on topics relating to global environmental change, sustainable resource use, and development, in both rural and urban contexts. Through a supervised field project and dissertation, students gain demonstrable skills in research design, and in qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis.

Who this course is for:

The programme is suitable for students who wish to gain a training and qualification integrating natural and social science approaches to environment and development as a foundation for higher-level research and professional work, and for graduates from other fields or careers wishing to supplement their existing knowledge and experience.