Durham University

Durham University

Anthropology

The 1st year of the PhD consists of preparation for data collection, and may involve attending taught courses where necessary. Typically, the 2nd year is devoted to data collection and the 3rd year to analysis and writing the thesis.

Entry requirements

Normally a Master's degree in a relevant discipline and the receipt of 2 satisfactory references; English language requirements include an IELTS of 6.57 with no element below 6 or equivalent TOEFL IBT scores.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by thesis.

Sponsorship information

Anthropology students achieve regular success in obtaining Durham Doctoral Studentships and Overseas Research Student Awards; the department has an annual allocation of ESRC Quota Awards funding through the North East Doctoral Training Centre and a good track record in obtaining three year and 1+3 ESRC/MRC, ESRC/NERC and ESRC CASE studentships and Wellcome Studentships, Leverhulme awards, Wenner Gren dissertation grants, AXA scholarships and Commonwealth Scholarships; the department also offers smaller scholarships and part-time teaching opportunities bursaries and funding for attending conferences, fieldwork and training.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (EU) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (England) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 14,000 per Year 1 (International) 36 months
PhD Full-time September 2016 GBP 3,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 36 months
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 72 months
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 24 months
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 48 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Durham University Durham DH1 3LG North East

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