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Social Anthropology

University of St Andrews

12 months
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20370 GBP/year
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About

The MRes in Social Anthropology at the University of St Andrews 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.

Overview

The Social Anthropology at the University of St Andrews 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 encourages 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. Our graduates have gained successful employment in areas such as:
  • teaching
  • wildlife conservation
  • international policy
  • journalism (BBC and The Independent)
  • marketing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Being a Social Scientist: Skills, Processes and Outcomes
  • Philosophy and Methodology of the Social Sciences
  • Qualitative Methods in Social Research
  • Quantitative Research in Social Science

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree.
  • CV
  • personal statement (optional)
  • sample of academic written work (2,000 words)
  • two original signed academic references
  • academic transcripts and degree certificates
  • evidence of English language proficiency (required if English is not your first language).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20370 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 20370 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9900 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for St Andrews

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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Funding

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