Brunel University London
This course provides training in anthropology and anthropological research. The degree is of particular relevance for those who wish to use such training as a foundation for PhD study or who are keen to enhance their careers through the acquisition of advanced knowledge and research skills. Accordingly, the MRes can be completed as a qualification in itself, or as the first stage in a four-year PhD programme.
A good Honours degree from a UK institution; an equivalent overseas qualification; or an equivalent professional qualification (e.g. from a health, teaching or child welfare background or similar). Candidates not fully meeting these criteria may nevertheless be considered. English language requirements: IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas); TOEFL Paper test: 580 (TWE 4.5) PBT; TOEFL Internet test: 92 IBT (reading 20, listening 20, speaking 20, writing 20); Pearson: 58 (51 in all sub-scores); BrunELT: 65% (min 60% in all areas). Brunel also offers our own BrunELT English Test and accept a range of other language courses. We also have a range of pre-sessional English language courses, for students who do not meet these requirements, or who wish to improve their English.
Modules include: Ethnographic research methods; guided study modules; themes in psychiatric anthropology; the anthropology of childhood; the anthropology of youth ; the anthropology of the body; ethnicity, culture and identity; medical anthropology in clinical and community settings; themes in psychological anthropology; anthropology of international development; anthropology of the person; kinship, sex and gender; anthropology of global health; applied medical anthropology in the arena of global health; anthropology of education; anthropology of learning; anthropological perspectives of humanitarian assistance; anthropological perspectives of war.
Assessment is by essays, practical assignments (eg, analysis of a short field exercise) and a dissertation of approximately 15,000 words. This dissertation is based on fieldwork undertaken by the candidate. There are no examinations.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Brunel University London||Uxbridge||UB8 3PH||South East|