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Social Anthropology (MRes)


Course Description

Your programme of study

As a social anthropologist you gain understanding in the cultural life of a wide range of social activities across communities and society. Many alumni have gone to work in a range of top universities in the world and in other organisations including governments and museums, and the programme allows you to take a range of skills with you to these organisations, public sector, third sector and to PhD level where you could lecture, research and publish your own findings.

The MRes in Social Anthropology, Ethnology and Cultural History (SAnECH) is the principal gateway programme for carrying out doctoral-level anthropological research at the University of Aberdeen, as well as a stand-alone Masters programme in its own right. Combining taught skills courses with lively and innovative seminar forums for staff and students, this programme will allow you to develop both your research goals and the means to achieve them. The Anthropology group at Aberdeen provide world class research expertise that combines a genuinely global focus with an established track record of research on Scotland and the Circumpolar North.

Courses listed for the programme

Semester 1

Research in Social Anthropology

Optional Courses

The Museum Idea

Supervised Reading

Research Skills in Anthropology

Understanding People and Environment

More Than Human

Anthropological Theory for MSc

Materials, Technology and Power in the Andean Region

Semester 2

Scottish Training and Anthropological Research

Research in Social Anthropology

Optional

Reading Environment Ethnography

Morality and Belief in Islam

Supervised Reading

Research Design and Practice in Anthropology

Culture and Society in Latin America

Roads: Mobility, Movement, Migration

Semester 3

Dissertation in Social Anthropology

Find out more detail by visiting the programme web page

https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-taught/degree-programmes/293/social-anthropology/

Why study at Aberdeen?

  • You are taught by staff who specialist in Anthropology from regions such as Canada, Central Asian Republics, Iceland and more
  • We support you throughout your studies
  • We have one of the highest research scores in the UK (Research Excellence Framework 2014)

Where you study

  • University of Aberdeen
  • 12 Months Full Time or 24 Months Part Time
  • September start

International Student Fees 2017/2018

Find out about fees:

https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/international/tuition-fees-and-living-costs-287.php

*Please be advised that some programmes have different tuition fees from those listed above and that some programmes also have additional costs.

Scholarships

View all funding options on our funding database via the programme page

https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-taught/finance-funding-1599.php

https://www.abdn.ac.uk/funding/


Living in Aberdeen

Find out more about:

  • Your Accommodation
  • Campus Facilities
  • Aberdeen City
  • Student Support
  • Clubs and Societies

Find out more about living in Aberdeen:

https://abdn.ac.uk/study/student-life

Living costs

https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/international/finance.php

 


Visit the Social Anthropology (MRes) page on the Aberdeen University website for more details!

Student Profiles
(Scholarship)

International Masters Scholarship - 20+ Awards

University of Aberdeen has a high academic standard and quality within all of its programmes. It wishes to promote talent and encourage students from:
China
Malaysia
Vietnam
African Countriesto study a postgraduate qualification at University of Aberdeen

Value of Scholarship(s)

£2000

Eligibility

Scholarships are available in January and September
You must have an unconditional offer for a masters taught programme
You must be a full time international student
You must be based at the Aberdeen City campus for your studies

Application Procedure

Once you have received your firm offer from the Vice Principle you will receive a scholarship offer.
Instructions will be sent to you about how to accept your scholarship.

Further Information

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Entry Requirements

Upper second class honours degree in Social Anthropology, Cultural History, Ethnology or a closely related discipline.
English Language Requirements
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Last Updated

17 August 2017

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