University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Anthropological Research

This programme is designed to prepare students to carry out doctoral level research in social anthropology; it provides training in a wide range of research methods and teaches students how to develop a substantive research project in a theoretically and methodologically informed way.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent in social anthropology or in a degree where social anthropology formed a major component; IELTS 7; TOEFL 623, TWE 5 (paper based test); TOEFL 263, TWE 5 (computer based test); TOEFL 100, with 25 in each of the 4 sections (Internet based test).

Course modules

Modules include: Another Europe - war, nation, transformation; medical anthropology; anthropology of museums; anthropology of international development; contemporary issues in the social anthropology of the middle east; anthropology of sub-Saharan Africa; technologies of reproduction; anthropology of Amazonia; anthropology, globalisation and development; screening culture; anthropology of vision, memory and the senses, plus qualitative research methods.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes a dissertation.

Sponsorship information

This programme is recognised by the ESRC for receipt of 1+3 awards.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
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 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 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

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Social Sciences
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0161 275 1296