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Social Anthropology - MScR


Course Description

Research profile

Our Social Anthropology group forms an international centre of excellence for postgraduate training, recognised as one of the premier research departments in the UK.

Applied research includes policy-related work on asylum seekers, non-governmental organisations, sustainable development and participatory rights. Our regional expertise is not confined to Scotland and the UK but includes Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia, and North and South America.

Particular research strengths include:

  • law and justice
  • politics, governance and the state
  • nationalism and citizenship
  • war, violence and displacement
  • medicine and health
  • science and technology studies
  • history and theory of anthropology
  • development and environment
  • kinship and relatedness
  • death and the limits of the body
  • material culture, identity and memory
  • contemporary hunter-gatherers
  • linguistic anthropology
  • urban anthropology
  • anthropology of landscape

Training and support

The Graduate School provides a suite of ESRC-recognised research training courses for social science students across the University. We are developing an exciting package of flexible web-based training courses in line with the increased emphasis on ongoing training throughout the course of doctoral studies.


Visit the Social Anthropology - MScR page on the University of Edinburgh website for more details!

Entry Requirements

A UK 2:1 undergraduate degree or its international equivalent.

Last Updated

31 July 2017

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