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Social Anthropology MA (Hons)

The University of Edinburgh

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    L600

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    16th

    7
  • Subject Ranking

    11th

    (Anthropology)
  • Entry Standards

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    181

  • Graduate Prospects

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    60

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    3.94

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    MA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

Social anthropology is the study of human conduct and thought. Societies around the world vary enormously socially, culturally and politically.The study of these variations, and the common humanity that underlies them, is at the heart of social anthropology.There are close links between social anthropology and sociology, human geography, development studies, history, archaeology, and philosophy.You will take a broad range of courses in Year 1 and 2 and will have the opportunity to specialise in Years 3 and 4.You will spend up to four months on an individual research project that will form the basis of your dissertation. Fieldwork for your project can be done both within and outside the UK.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Grades / Points

ABB

Details

Required subjects: A Level: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: English at grade C or 4.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

16th

About this University

The University of Edinburgh offers more than 500 undergraduate programmes across a wide range of disciplines. 89% of graduates leave the university with a 1st or 2:1 degree classification. Edinburgh is a beautiful, historic city that is regularly voted as one of the most desirable places to live in the world.

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Central area campus

George Square

Edinburgh

EH8 9JZ

UNITED KINGDOM