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The MA Anthropological Research course is designed to prepare you to carry out doctoral level research in social anthropology. It provides training in a wide range of research methods and teaches you how to develop a substantive research project in a theoretically and methodologically informed way.
Although, primarily intended as preliminary to doctoral research, the course is also available as a stand-alone taught master's degree to improve your social research skills and gain an in-depth understanding of ethnographic methods and approaches.
You will work closely with an expert supervisor in social anthropology, with further guidance from a second supervisor. All students attend the following core course units:
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Minimum UK 2:1 (or overseas equivalent) in social anthropology or in a degree where social anthropology formed a major component.
When assessing your academic record we take into account your grades, your academic references, and the standing of the institution where you studied.
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If you’re considering undertaking master’s study or postgraduate research, you’ll find the perfect environment at The University of Manchester. Part of the prestigious Russell Group of universities, we enjoy an international reputation for our pioneering research and innovation.Read more
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