SOAS, University of London

SOAS, University of London

Anthropological Research Methods

Students complete a program of research training that includes the ethnographic research methods, statistical analysis and the research training seminar as well as a language option. Students are assigned a supervisor at the start of the year, who will help the student choose other relevant course options.

Entry requirements

Minimum upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in social anthropology. This Master's is designed for students wishing to pursue a PhD in social anthropology; exceptionally this course may be taken as a conversion MA; students who would like to take this path must demonstrate the regional and language expertise necessary for continuing onto a PhD.

Course modules

Term 1: generic training; language training and/or; special course option; anthropological training; ethnographic research methods; research training seminar; work with supervisor. Term 2: generic training; language training
and/or; special course option; anthropological training; introduction to quantitative methods in social research; research training seminar; work with supervisor. Term 3; research training seminar: presentations to subject group; work with supervisor; submission of dissertation/research proposal.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,985 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,215 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,985 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,985 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,985 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
School of Oriental and African Studies Camden WC1H 0XG South East

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