Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology, 2013-2014

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.

2nd year

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

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.

Labour Market Orientation

This part of the Bachelor programme in Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology is offered only in Dutch, so please check the Dutch version of this website for further information.

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*The structure of the Bachelor CA-DS”

First year:
60 ECTS of obligoatory courses within the following fields:

  • Introduction in Cultural Anthropology and development Sociology (30 ECTS)
  • Research Lab (15 ECTS)
  • Academic Skills (15 ECTS)

Second year:
Four obligatory courses within the Anthropological Fields (20 ECTS) and the obligatory Second Year’s Research Lab (20 ECTS).
Two elective courses (2× 10 ECTS): one within the Area Studies and one within Anthropological and Sociological Focus.

Third year:

  • BA Thesis (10 ECTS)
  • at least two thematic courses offered by the department CA-OS as part of the 3rd year BA
  • electives for 30 ECTS (to be obtained by more third year’s thematic courses at the department CA-DS, or a minor, or a foreign exchange programme, an internship, or a packeage of electives you selected yourself at other departments)

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