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Social Anthropology with Latin American and Caribbean Studies (MRes)

University of St Andrews

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  • Qualification

    MRes - Master of Research

  • Location

    University of St Andrews

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    06-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

The MRes in Social Anthropology with Latin American and Caribbean Studies is geared towards students seeking ethnographic and historical specialisation in the Americas. The programme aims to give students an awareness of research topics and trends in Latin American and Caribbean Studies and to prepare them for anthropological fieldwork.

Course information

The MRes in Social Anthropology with Latin American and Caribbean Studies is a full-time taught postgraduate programme run by the Department of Social Anthropology within the School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies.

The programme aims to prepare you for a range of related activities in different parts of the world, to participate in national and regional debates, and to provide the delivery of academic and extension talks and courses in different countries of the Latin American world.

Highlights

  • Opportunities for learning a South American language, such as Quechua or Spanish.
  • Provides an understanding of the highly complex social, political and cultural experiences of the historic populations of Latin America.
  • Equips you for a wide range of extension, development and support activities in relation to Latin American, Caribbean and Amerindian peasant and urban communities.

Careers

Social Anthropology graduates have characteristics many employers seek, and a Social Anthropology degree provides openings to a wide range of careers. Graduates have gained successful employment in areas such as:

  • international policy
  • journalism (BBC and The Independent)
  • marketing
  • NGO work
  • teaching
  • wildlife conservation.

The Careers Centre offers one-to-one advice to all students on a taught postgraduate course and offers a programme of events to assist students in building their employability skills.

Application deadline

11 August 2021

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 20,370per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of St Andrews

  • University League Table

    4th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    4th out of 29 6

  • Entry standards

    / Max 212
    199 100%

    1st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    8th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    2nd

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