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Social Anthropology with Pacific Studies

University of St Andrews

12 months
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21390 GBP/year
10395 GBP/year
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About

The MRes in Social Anthropology with Pacific Studies at the University of St Andrews examines the history, languages, cultures and varieties of social organisation of Melanesia and the Pacific. The programme is designed for students who have a special interest in conducting their fieldwork for an anthropology PhD in the region or because they wish to work there in some other capacity.

Overview

The MRes in Social Anthropology with Pacific Studies at the University of St Andrews is a full-time taught postgraduate programme run by the Department of Social Anthropology within the School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies.

Highlights

  • The modules provide an understanding of the highly complex social, political and cultural experiences of the historic populations of the Pacific.
  • Small class sizes ranging from two to ten students encourages student-led seminars and discussion as well as more contact with supervisors.
  • Students are equipped to work with non-government organisations and multinational corporations with interests in the region.

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 and Pacific non-governmental organisations (NGOs)
  • journalism (BBC and The Independent)
  • marketing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Anthropology of Connections: Interdisciplinarity as Methodology
  • Research Methods in Social Anthropology
  • Anthropology of the Pacific

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

    21390 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 21390 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    10395 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10395 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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