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¿Qué aprenderé?

Overview

Anthropology of Food - Our MA programme in the Anthropology of Food offers you the opportunity to explore historically and culturally variable foodways, from foraging to industrial agriculture, from Europe and North America to Africa, Asia and South America.

You will study the passage of food from plant to palate, and examine who benefits, and who suffers, from contemporary modes of food production, exchange, preparation, and consumption. You will also explore the role of food in human migrations and investigate the formation of regional and national cuisines. As well as examine food fears and food safety and concerns over ‘nutrition transition’.

Debates over the impact of agricultural biotechnology on agrarian livelihoods and knowledge systems, as well as on the natural environment, are assessed. Movements toward organic agriculture, veganism and vegetarianism, fair trade, and slow food are also analysed.

An anthropological approach to the study of food draws upon and challenges the perspectives of other disciplines, whether agronomy or nutritional science, economics or law, history or literature.

This programme has a first-rate graduate employability record, with graduates moving on to find employment in food-related government ministries, international organisations, development agencies, or non-governmental associations.

Persian - This programme will provide students with the opportunity to combine Masters’ level training with intensive study of the Persian language, in order to acquire the skills necessary for future professional or research careers. The programme will enable students to engage with the subject of their Masters’ programme in the context of Iran, and the wider Persian speaking world, through the study of modern and classical Persian, to engage with primary Persian sources and data and to conduct research and professional work in Iran or parts of Central Asia.

This programme would suit students wishing to embark on research degrees with a focus on Iran and the wider Persianate world. Professionals wishing to pursue careers directly related to Iran, including government departments (of both the UK and other countries), and in firms requiring particular skills and knowledge related to trading, investment and promotional interests outside Europe.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Anthropology and Sociology

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (2 )

Costos de estudio
£23.400,00 (US$ 29.239) por año
Please note that fees go up each year. Two-year full-time programmes have 2 years of full-time fees; the fee in the second year will be higher than the fee for the first year (the full time fee above is for the first year only).

Esta es una tarifa fija
Fecha de inicio

26 Septiembre 2022

Lugar

SOAS, University of London

Thornhaugh Street,

Russell Square,

Camden,

WC1H 0XG, England

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Students need to have cumulative GPA of 3.3 or above from students who have completed a Bachelor's degree from an institution with an admission difficulty rating of 'very' or 'most difficult'. Students who have completed a Bachelor's degree from an institution outside of this grouping are required to achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above.

Para estudiantes internacionales

We will consider all applications with 2:ii (or international equivalent) or higher. In addition to degree classification we take into account other elements of the application including supporting statement and references. Students whose first language is not English need to have IELTS 6.5 overall with 6.5 in all subscores. TOEFL IBT - 100 overall with 23 in all subscores.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

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