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Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time

About the course

Programme description

This programme offers an intensive introduction to contemporary social anthropology.

We provide a programme of study that will enable you to consider your own cultural and social context, comparing this to other cultures.

You will work within a rich and active research culture, exploring the distinctive nature of social anthropology and its contribution to a critical and informed understanding of the contemporary world. A world reflected in the diversity of our research and teaching interests.

Courses range from those offering an overview of anthropological theory to those examining specific issues such as:

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Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.


Tuition fees vary between degree programmes. Find the specific fees for your chosen programme on our website.

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Where is University of Edinburgh
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