Anthropology and Development Studies
The programme in Anthropology & Development creates an in-depth understanding of the most relevant current local and global issues concerning social and cultural anthropology and development science.
This unique Master's programme, which is at the cutting edge of both social and cultural anthropology and development studies, includes knowledge derived from sociology, political science, economics and geography. Using a multidisciplinary perspective you will be encouraged to go deeper into the most relevant current local and global issues, including poverty, health, mobility, environment, inequality, multiculturalism and transnational networks. It is a study designed for those who want to break with traditional paradigms.
Graduates work as policymakers, advisors or officers for organisation dealing with development cooperation, integration of ethnic minorities, refugees and asylum seekers.
This programme will prepare you for a wide array of jobs. From policy officer in the public sector or at (international) aid organisations to consultant at an engineering or consultancy firm.
This programme was recently rated number one in the Netherlands in the Keuzegids Masters 2015 (Guide to Master's programmes).
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Master of Science
The European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) is a student-centred system based on the student workload required to achieve the objectives of a programme of study. Its aim is to facilitate the recognition of study periods undertaken by mobile students through the transfer of credits. The ECTS is based on the principle that 60 credits are equivalent to the workload of full-time student during one academic year.
No Numerus Fixus
Without numerus fixus.
Tuition fee 2023/2024
The EU/EEA rate is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
A Bachelor's degree (or equivalent, from a research university) in Development studies, Cultural Anthropology or non-Western Sociology. Other disciplines in consulting with the student advisor.
The degree should have been obtained in the last 7 years
- Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
- Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
- IELTS overall band
- TOEFL internet based
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The non-EU/EEA rate is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
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The institutional rate is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
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|1 Sep '24||1 Jul '24||1 Apr '24|
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