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Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology

The bachelor programme in Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology trains students to critically examine the processes of culture and development through the lens of the latest theory in the field and both qualitative and quantitative research methods.
The language of tuition for this programme is Dutch. However, the literature used in courses is mostly in English and most elective courses are taught in English. The electives are a part of the second and third year bachelor and as such are listed below.

1st Year

Language of instruction for this bachelor programme is Dutch, so please check the Dutch version of this page.

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2
Culture and Comparison 1: Introduction 5
Culture and Comparison 2: Cases 5
Social Theories of Culture and Development 10
Introduction in Development Sociology 5
Problems of Development 5
M&T 1: Research Skills 10
M&T 1: Introduction to Statistics and SPSS 5
Academic Skills 1 5
Academic Skills 2 5
Academic Skills 3 5

2nd Year

Language of instruction for this bachelor programme is Dutch, so please check the Dutch version of this page.

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2
Basic module: Economic Anthropology 5
Basic module: Gender 5
Basic module: Politics 5
Basic module: Religion 5
M&T 2: Research Design 5
Fieldwork in the Netherlands 10
M&T 2: Data Analyses 5

Regional modules (please choose one)

Anthropology of Sub-Saharan Africa 10
(Cancelled) Anthropology and Sociology of Contemporary South Asia (Cancelled) 10
Anthropology and Sociology of Contemporary Southeast Asia 10

Orientation module (please choose one)

Orientation Module: Globalisation 10
Orientation Module: Media Worlds 10
Orientation Module: Environment and Development 10

3rd Year

The Thematic Courses stated below are all taught in English, therefore these course are available for international exchange students and study abroad students.
Applications of international students are only dealt with in the context of ther admission to Leiden University (see the application procedure on the website of Leiden University ).

Language of instruction for the bachelor’s programme in Cultural Anthropology and Ddevelopment Sociology is Dutch, so please also check the Dutch version of this page.

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2
Bachelor Thesis CA-DS 10
Internship 20
International Course on Water Issues and Water Management in the Philippines 10

Thematic Courses

Contemporary Visual Culture 10
Anthropology of the Information Society 10
Rural Development 10
Social Movements 10
Religion and Modernity in Global Context 10
Environment and Society 10
Cities 10
Visual Methods 10
Migration and Citizenship 10

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The bachelor programme in Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology trains students to critically examine the processes of culture and development through the lens of the latest theory in the field and both qualitative and quantitative research methods.
The language of tuition for this programme is Dutch. However, the literature used in courses is mostly in English and most elective courses are taught in English. The electives are a part of the second and third year bachelor and as such are listed below.