University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Social Anthropology

This programme aims to communicate an anthropologically-informed understanding of social life in both western and non-western societies; by confronting students with the remarkable diversity of human social and cultural experience, its aim is to encourage them to question taken-for-granted assumptions and to view the world from a new perspective.

Entry requirements

A UK 2.1 (or overseas equivalent) in an appropriate subject for direct MA entry; UK 2.2 (or overseas equivalent) in an appropriate subject for postgraduate diploma route entry; IELTS: overall 7, writing score 7; TOEFL: overall 623, TWE 5 (PBT); TOEFL: overall 263, TWE 5 (CBT); TOEFL: overall 100, with 25 in each of the 4 sections (IBT).

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced anthropology 1 and 2; ethnography reading seminar; and images, texts, fieldwork. Optional modules: gender and post-socialism; anthropology, globalization and development; black identity and culture in Latin America; out of China; bodies and embodiment; anthropology of organisations; visual culture and media 1 and 2; and screening culture: issues in anthropology and film.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,750 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,133 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,133 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 10,000 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,133 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,133 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,133 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,566 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 5,166 per Year 1 (International) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,566 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,566 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,566 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,566 per Year 1 (EU) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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