The Research Methods (Anthropology) course offered by Durham University includes training in qualitative and quantitative methods needed by researchers in social sciences and draws on expertise within the Department of Anthropology to provide specialised training in either sociocultural anthropology, medical anthropology, the anthropology of development or cultural evolution (depending on your chosen pathway). It is affiliated to the Northern Ireland and North East Doctoral Training Partnership, which offers funding to British and European Union students interested in taking the course preparatory to moving on to a PhD at Durham.
Students with a postgraduate qualification in Anthropology pursue a diverse array of careers in areas such as conservation, tourism, public health, health research and management, captive primate care and zoological research management, local government research and management, education (secondary, further and higher), social care, social research, in addition to academia.
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- Applied Statistics
- Statistical Exploration and Reasoning
- Quantitative Research Methods in Social Science
- Thinking Anthropologically
- Interrogating Ethnography
- Advanced Specialised Aspects in Social Anthropology
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesAnthropology View 114 other Masters in Anthropology in United Kingdom
- A minimum 2:1 Honours degree from a UK institution (or the overseas equivalent) in a relevant subject.
- References play an important part in the admissions process.
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