University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

Social Anthropology

Our Social Anthropology group forms an international centre of excellence for postgraduate training, recognised as one of the premier research departments in the UK. Applied research includes policy-related work on asylum seekers, non-governmental organisations, sustainable development and participatory rights. Our regional expertise is not confined to Scotland and the UK but includes Europe, Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia, and North and South America. Particular research strengths include: - law and justice - politics, governance and the state - nationalism and citizenship - war, violence and displacement - medicine and health - science and technology studies - history and theory of anthropology - development and environment - kinship and relatedness - death and the limits of the body - material culture, identity and memory - contemporary hunter-gatherers - linguistic anthropology - urban anthropology - anthropology of landscape

Entry requirements

Doctor of Philosophy - PhD: Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements.

Course modules

See our website for detailed programme information.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc (Res) Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
MSc (Res) Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Full-time September 2019 - 3 Years
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Part-time September 2019 - 6 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Central area campus EH8 9JZ Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions Team (School of Social and Political Science)
Telephone number: 
01316513064