12 months
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21700 GBP/year
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About

The MA in Anthropology offered at the University of Bristol will help you to develop a nuanced and cross-cultural perspective on the challenges that humans face in our fast-changing world, with content that reflects our research strengths in adversity, adaptation and globalisation. 

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Overview

You will have the opportunity to put this understanding into practice through academic events and work experience in Bristol’s thriving creative and cultural industries as well as social organisations. In addition to the core themes of the programme – which explore inter-related real-world issues such as sustainability, technology, engagement, arts and materiality - you will receive advanced training in theory and methods delivered through world-class research-led teaching.

The Anthropology programme offered at the University of Bristol  will introduce you to anthropological research design and data analysis using qualitative and mixed methods, including ethnographic and visual methods; survey, interview and focus-group design; participatory approaches and research ethics. There are opportunities for undertaking an off-campus placement with an external partner such as a media-tech company, museum, heritage organisation, NGO or local authority. You can gain first-hand experience of working in a vibrant and diverse industry while putting into practice the skills you have learned throughout the course.

Careers

Anthropologists are in demand in a transforming economy and changing workplaces because we have a deeper understanding of human practices and cultural connections – a perspective hugely important for a sustainable future. Anthropologists are highly sought after in public and private sectors, including governmental bodies such as the UK Government’s Department for International Development (DfID) or NGOs like Action Aid and Oxfam.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anthropological Theory and Practice
  • Dissertation
  • Research Methods in Anthropology
  • Work Placement in Anthropology
  • Stimulating Anthropology: Drugs and Society
  • Population Health and Development
  • Visions: Experiments in Creative Anthropology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 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

  • Applicants are required to hold a minimum of an upper second-class honours degree (or international equivalent) in an arts, humanities or social sciences discipline. Non-traditional qualifications/routes may also be considered.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK: part-time (two years): ££5,550

Living costs for Bristol

750 - 1260 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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