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Full-time | King's Campus | 3 years | JUL-19, AUG-19, SEP-19, OCT-19, NOV-19, DEC-19, JAN-20, FEB-20, MAR-20, APR-20, MAY-20, JUN-20, JUL-20, AUG-20, SEP-20
  • Full-time | King's Campus | 3 years | JUL-19, AUG-19, SEP-19, OCT-19, NOV-19, DEC-19, JAN-20, FEB-20, MAR-20, APR-20, MAY-20, JUN-20, JUL-20, AUG-20, SEP-20
  • Part-time | King's Campus | 60 months | JUL-19, AUG-19, SEP-19, OCT-19, NOV-19, DEC-19, JAN-20, FEB-20, MAR-20, APR-20, MAY-20, JUN-20, JUL-20, AUG-20, SEP-20

Key information

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  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    29th

    1
  • Subject Ranking

    16th

    4 (Anthropology)
  • Research Quality

    A measure of the quality of the research undertaken in the university.

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    2.76

    / 4.00
  • Research Intensity

    A measure of the proportion of staff involved in high-quality research in the university.

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    0.92

    / 1.00
  • Qualification

    Doctor of Philosophy

  • Application deadline

    n/a

  • Start date

    JUL-19, AUG-19, SEP-19, OCT-19, NOV-19, DEC-19, JAN-20, FEB-20, MAR-20, APR-20, MAY-20, JUN-20, JUL-20, AUG-20, SEP-20

Course Summary

This Anthropology research programme can be offered to support most areas of social anthropology interests, but we have particular expertise in the areas listed:

  • The Anthropology of the North - Scotland and The North - Diaspora, emigration and immigration in Scotland, Canada and Siberia
  • Comparative anthropology of the post-Soviet era - religion, politics and identity
  • Relations between indigenous peoples and nation states
  • Anthropology of the state and Biodiversity - sustainability and resource management
  • Systems of knowledge, practice and training - perceptions and constructions of society, nature and environment.

Our research groups are:

  • Anthropology of the North
  • Environment and Perception
  • Creativity and Knowledge
  • Religion, Belief and Practice

Our themes are:

  • Anthropology of the North
  • Environment and Perception
  • Religion, Belief and the State
  • Museums and Histories of Science
  • Anthropology of Art and Craft

Training workshops are held regularly and fieldwork trips are held jointly with other ESRC Scottish Anthropology departments. Research group interests include: Anthropology of the North, Environment, creativity and perception, Religion, politics and the state, Museums and histories of science, Anthropology of art and craft.

You study from the School of Social Science and this school offers you a lively range of seminars, events and discussions to get involved in whilst you study. There is an Anthropological Society and you are welcome to attend events, conferences and other activities in the School of Social Science and the wider university.

University of Aberdeen was founded in 1495 by Bishop Elphinstone at Kings College, Aberdeen. It is the 5th oldest university in the UK and provides a stunningly beautiful backdrop to studying at the university. Many of its original subjects are taught today and it continues its European Paris and Bologna model, global research and teaching focus. You study and research in the stunning contemporary blue glass Sir Duncan Rice library with panoramic views over the city, beach and beyond.

Old Aberdeen is a heritage tourism attraction in its own right in the cosmopolitan city of Aberdeen. Aberdeen hosts the European energy industry and over 20 FTSE companies with global connections. The city is compact and architecturally very interesting due to its European trading past. It is near to coastal villages, rolling Aberdeenshire countryside, Royal Deeside, The Cairngorms National Park and easy connections to the Highlands and major cities of Scotland. Ferries run direct from the city centre to Orkney and Shetland where world heritage sites are located.

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University Ranking

29th

About this University

The University of Aberdeen is the fifth oldest university in the UK, with a beautiful medieval campus dating back to 1495. The university attracts international academics and students at all levels of study, both on campus and via distance learning. It offers one of the largest medical campuses in Europe, as well as the stunning Sir Duncan Rice Library with its panoramic views across the cosmopolitan yet compact city and its golden beaches.

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King's Campus

King's College

Aberdeen

AB24 3FX

UNITED KINGDOM