University of Cambridge
The course is intended for students who have already substantial theoretical background in social anthropology. It includes intensive fieldwork training in the 1st year, a research period of 12 to 18 months, and a further year for writing the dissertation (a maximum of 4 years is allowed in total). Students work with a main supervisor and an adviser, and the division also provides training and specialist seminars. Areas of research include: kinship studies; religion; ritual and symbolic systems; economics, politics and law of non-Western societies; medical anthropology; demography; urban anthropology; ethnicity and minority groups; gender relations; nationalist and transnational politics; Third World development; industrial societies; geographical areas in which supervision can be offered include: Europe; West Africa; Middle East; Central and North and East Asia; South America; Pacific; the Indian Subcontinent.
1st class Honours degree in social anthropology or a pass in a Master's degree in social anthropology; where 1st language is not English applicants must achieve a 7.5 average score in IELTS; applications should include detailed research proposal.
1st year assessment: 3 research training papers; research proposal portfolio. Final assessment: 80,000 word dissertation.
Department of Social Anthropology offers a limited number of studentships and bursaries, including ESRC and William Wyse studentships.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 7,362 per Academic year (home fees)||3 years|
|PhD||Full-time||£ 19,017 per Academic year (overseas fees)||3 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Cambridge University||Cambridge||CB2 1TN||East of England|
Department of Social Anthropology