University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Medical Anthropology

The programme enables students to take part in key debates in contemporary medical anthropology and sociology, apply analytical tools, drawn from social theory, select appropriate anthropological or sociological research methods for use in health-related settings and develop a research agenda; the programme involves successful completion of a range of programmes, such as: research skills in the social sciences: data collection; core quantitative data analysis for social research; qualitative methods: ethnographic fieldwork.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this programme are normally a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent in social or medical sciences; applicants whose 1st language is not English require: IELTS 7.0 (with at least 6.0 in each module); TOEFL internet-based test 100 (with at least 20 in each module); PTE(A) 67 (with at least 56 in each of the communicative skills sections); or CPE grade B or CAE grade A.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 6,600 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc (Res) Full-time £ 16,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc (Res) Part-time £ 3,300 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
MSc (Res) Part-time £ 8,250 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Edinburgh Edinburgh EH8 9JU Scotland

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions Team
Telephone number: 
0131 651 5074