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Anthropology of FoodSOAS University of London
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Location: SOAS University of London
Study mode full-time
Start Date: 2019/09/01
Duration: 12 months
Intl fees: £19930
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This programme offers students 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; the programme asks students to trace the passage of food from plant to palate, and to examine who benefits, and who suffers, from contemporary modes of food production, exchange, preparation, and consumption; students examine food policy at national and international levels, as well as the role played in its formation by the food industry.
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Minimum upper 2nd Class BA degree (or equivalent) in the humanities, social sciences or natural sciences, or significant experience in a relevant food and/or agriculture-related career.
IELTS: 6.5 (6.5 with 6.5 in W S and 6 in others)
Notice: This is the default IELTS grade for School of Oriental and African Studies.
About this university
The university has the 9th highest percentage of international students of any university in the world, with 43% of students being from outside the UK. This means there is plenty of help and advice on hands for students travelling from outside the UK to study. The International Students House is the heart of activities outside the classroom, including club nights, lectures, fitness classes and sports. There is even a travelling club to see more of the UK and Europe and special holiday events. All international students receive free membership of the House and it also has 600 student accommodation spaces. The universityâ€™s Student Union is a focal point for extracurricular activities and operates around 160 different clubs and societies for students to become involved with. These range from sports, to cultural and political issues and even arts and dining societies. They also operate the Union bar, two common rooms and the Snack Bar at Russell Square. There are a wide range of sports clubs to get involved with ranging from traditional sports such as cricket, football and tennis to casual sports, swimming teams and even mixed lacrosse. There are also plenty of recreational activities to get involved with including cheerleading, cycling, dart and poker to skateboarding, survival groups and even a UN Society. Students can also opt to get involved with volunteering and charity work to offer something back to the community including No Borders and Save the Children.