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Postgraduate research courses in Social Anthropology PhD

University of St Andrews

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of St Andrews

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

This course is for those with sufficient undergraduate experience in Social Anthropology (usually equivalent to a first class BA Hons degree in Social Anthropology), it is possible to apply to enter the Master of Studies (MSt) by Research.

This research degree has no credited taught modules but instead runs solely through individual supervision with a listed member of staff. The Master of Studies is assessed through a 30,000-word dissertation on a topic of the student’s choice, which is assessed by a team composed of an internal and external examiner.

Those interested in this research degree choice should contact the Department before applying in order to discuss the proposal topic and possible supervisor.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 18,800per year

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University information

University of St Andrews

  • University League Table

    3rd

  • Campus address

    University of St Andrews, College Gate, St Andrews, KY16 9AJ, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 34 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    192 97%

    2nd

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    20th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.39 88%

    2nd

    1

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