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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 provides a firm foundation in the methods and methodologies of social anthropology and the human sciences, to serve as a basis for knowledgeable and skilled research in Social Anthropology.

Course information

The MRes in Social Anthropology 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 provides a general introduction to social anthropology at the postgraduate level, which includes enhancing existing anthropological knowledge and developing knowledge in those coming to anthropology for the first time. The MRes includes various social science components, research and methodology training, and core social anthropology teaching.

Highlights

  • The programme combines opportunities for theoretical development and specialist interests with training in research methodologies.
  • Small class sizes ranging from two to ten students encourage student-led seminars and discussion as well as more contact with supervisors.
  • The course introduces cross-disciplinary connections and differences.

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
  • 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

    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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