Social Anthropology MRes


Aberdeen University    School of Social Science

Full time & Part time September Research Only, Prof Doctorate, MRes 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time
Anthropology (2) Politics & Government (30) Sociology (33) Theology & Religious Studies (34)

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Embark on a captivating journey into the intricate tapestry of human societies with the MRes in Social Anthropology at the University of Aberdeen. Delve into the rich cultural life and social activities across diverse communities under the guidance of expert anthropologists from around the globe. This programme serves as a stepping stone for doctoral-level research while offering a standalone Master's experience. The curriculum blends theoretical knowledge with practical skills through modules like Supervised Reading, Research Design, and Dissertation in Social Anthropology. Stand out in the field with a upper second class honours degree in Social Anthropology or related disciplines. Benefit from a supportive academic environment, high research standards, and a truly global focus on anthropology. Join a vibrant community of scholars and researchers at the School of Social Science, and explore specialized research centres focusing on the Anthropology of the North, Environment, Perception, and more. Elevate your academic journey with the MRes in Social Anthropology at Aberdeen.

About the course

The MRes in Social Anthropology 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 Department at the University of Aberdeen provides world-class research expertise that combines an interdisciplinary, global focus with an established track record of research on Scotland and the Circumpolar North.

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Entry Requirements

Applicants for admission will normally be expected to hold a relevant Honours degree with a 2:1 standard from a recognised university or body. Applicants may be admitted subject to having an alternative qualification, or an approved level of work experience appropriate to the field of study.

To study for a postgraduate taught degree at the University of Aberdeen it is essential that you can speak, understand, read, and write English fluently.

The information above is provided as a guide only and does not guarantee entry to the University of Aberdeen. Visit the university website for full programme entry requirements.




Fees

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Scholarships

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Value of Scholarship(s)

£3000

Eligibility

The University of Aberdeen is delighted to offer the Aberdeen Global Scholarship to international postgraduate taught students.

This is a £3,000 tuition fee discount open to eligible self-funded taught Masters students who are classed as international fee status and domiciled in any of the 198 countries and territories not covered under other Aberdeen Global Scholarship options, registered for on-campus programmes who don’t receive an externally funded scholarship from elsewhere, or any other University of Aberdeen scholarships (excluding awards made by the University of Aberdeen Development Trust).

Application Procedure

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Value of Scholarship(s)

20% Discount

Eligibility

A 20% discount for Aberdeen graduates who want to study a postgraduate degree. It applies to the full cost of taught postgraduate programmes and one year of a full time research programme.

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