Undergraduate study - 2023 entry
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MA Social Anthropology

UCAS code: L600

Duration: 4 years

Delivery: Full-time

School: Social and Political Science

College: Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Study abroad

Introducing MA Social Anthropology

Social anthropology is the study of human conduct and thought. 世界各地的社会在社会、文化和政治上差异巨大.

The study of these variations, and the common humanity that underlies them, is at the heart of social anthropology.

There are close links between social anthropology and sociology, human geography, development studies, history, archaeology, and philosophy.

You will take a broad range of courses in Year 1 and 2, which will give you a good grounding in the study of anthropology. This includes an opportunity to undertake anthropological research.

通过选择各种高级选修课和自己设计的论文项目,你将在3年和4年进一步发展你对这个主题的理解和研究技能.

在第3年到第4年期间,你将花多达4个月的时间在一个独立的研究项目上,这将构成你的论文的基础. Fieldwork for your project can be done both within and outside the UK.

Year 1

Year 1 provides you with a broad introduction to the subject. You will study:

Social Anthropology 1A: The Life Course

This course is intended as an introduction to Social Anthropology. As well as encompassing life crisis moments and rituals of birth, marriage, and death, the course includes such themes as:

  • gender
  • personhood
  • work and making a living
  • the house
  • consumption and exchange
  • health
  • the body

Social Anthropology 1B: Anthropology Matters

本课程考察了推动人类学的概念和思想如何帮助700全讯白菜对当代社会如何运行的核心问题的辩论有了新的认识.

每周将包括两个会议,探讨一个单一问题和人类学对与该问题有关的辩论的贡献. The issues explored will vary from year to year, examples include:

  • climate change
  • hunger
  • well-being
  • body modification
  • human rights

You will also choose two to four option courses.

Year 2

You will study:

Social Anthropology 2: Key Concepts.

This course provides a historical overview of anthropological thought. 您将通过对帮助塑造社会人类学发展的关键词的介绍来学习.

专题教学方法旨在吸引和激励学生,帮助培养批判性思维, conceptual, and theoretical skills. 它将强调关键概念和对立的持续重要性.

Ethnography: Theory and Practice.

You will examine the theory and practice of ethnographic fieldwork. 本课程的核心是一个合作项目,在这个项目中,你将通过在实际的小组工作中进行测试来学习定性方法. 你们的集体民族志要求你们写大量的田野记录, which will be assessed. 在此期间,你将学会以学术的方式有效地写作.

You will also choose between two and four additional courses, either related to your programme or from another academic area.

Year 3

You will study compulsory courses including:

  • Anthropological Theory
  • Kinship: Structure & Process
  • Ritual & Religion
  • Consumption, Exchange & Technology

You will also choose two courses from a range, such as:

  • Happiness: Cross-cultural Perspectives
  • Urban Anthropology
  • the Anthropology of Africa and Latin American Anthropology

你也有机会在三年级和四年级之间的暑假进行自己的研究. 你的论文导师将帮助你计划和发展你的研究项目,可以发生在英国或海外.

Year 4

You will study:

  • Culture & Power

本课程介绍了一系列人类学研究政治的方法. 它对公开和隐藏的权力形式及其在全球的运作进行了详细的研究, state, national, community, and personal level.

你也将使用你的研究成果完成荣誉论文, and continue to choose option courses.

Programme structure

你可在此浏览有关本学位课程的必修课及选修课.

To give you an idea of what you will study on this programme, we publish the latest available information. 但是,请注意,这可能不是针对你入学的学年,而是针对不同的学年.

Programme structure (2022/23)

Our facilities

大部分教学都在位于大学中心区的设施内进行. 你还可以使用大学图书馆和计算机设施.

Take a virtual tour

你可以仔细看看社会与政治科学学院和700全讯白菜的设施, and campus, on the University's Virtual Visit site.

Take a virtual tour of the School of Social and Political Science

Study abroad

In addition to your research project, which may be based overseas, 有机会透过理大的国际交换计划到海外学习.

What are my options for going abroad?

How will I learn?

You will be taught through a combination of:

  • lectures
  • seminars
  • tutorials

You will receive supervision with your research project.

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed through exams, coursework, and project work.

Previous graduates have chosen careers in areas such as:

  • social development
  • healthcare
  • journalism and film

其他人则在乐施会(Oxfam)等国际组织找到了工作.

越来越多的人选择继续人类学的研究生学习, leading to careers as anthropological researchers with universities, public bodies such as the NHS, or private sector companies.

Standard entry requirement

The standard entry requirement is:

  • SQA Highers: AAAA-AABB by end of S5 or AAAA-AAAB by end of S6. BBB must be achieved in one year of S4-S6.
  • A Levels: AAA - AAB.
  • IB: 37 points with 666 at HL - 36 points with 665 at HL.

Minimum entry requirement

The minimum entry requirement for widening access applicants is:

  • SQA Highers: ABBB by end of S6. BBB must be achieved in one year of S4-S6.
  • A Levels: ABB.
  • IB: 34 points with 655 at HL.

More information for widening access applicants

Required subjects

The grades used to meet our entry requirements must include:

  • SQA: Highers: no specific Higher subjects required. National 5s: English at C.
  • A Levels: no specific A Level subjects required. GCSEs: English at C or 4.
  • IB: HL: no specific subjects required. SL: English at 5.

Find out more about entry requirements

International applicants

700全讯白菜欢迎学习各种国际资格证书的学生申请.

Entry requirements by country

International Foundation Programme

如果你是一名国际学生,你的学校资格不被接受直接进入大学,你可能有资格通过700全讯白菜的国际基础课程入学这个学位课程.

International Foundation Programme

Mature applicants

700全讯白菜欢迎成熟学生的申请,并接受一系列的资格.

Mature applicant qualifications

你必须证明你的英语语言能力水平将使你在学习中取得成功, regardless of your nationality or country of residence.

SQA, GCSE and IB

For SQA, GCSE and IB students, unless a higher level is specified in the stated entry requirements, a pass is required in English at the following grades or higher:

  • SQA National 5 at C
  • SQA Standard Grade at 3
  • GCSE at C or 4
  • Level 2 Certificate at C
  • IB Standard Level at 5 (English ab initio is not accepted for entry)

English language tests

700全讯白菜接受下列指定职系的英语语文资格证书:

  • IELTS Academic: total 6.5 with at least 5.5 in each component.
  • TOEFL-iBT (包括家庭版):总共92个,每个组件至少20个. 700全讯白菜不接受TOEFL MyBest Score来满足700全讯白菜的英语语言要求.
  • C1 Advanced (CAE) / C2 Proficiency (CPE): total 176 with at least 162 in each component.
  • Trinity ISE: ISE II with distinctions in all four components.
  • PTE Academic: total 62 with at least 54 in each component.

700全讯白菜也接受更广泛的国际资格和测试.

从你申请学习的学位开始算起,英语语言资格证书必须不超过三年半, unless you are using IELTS, PTE Academic, TOEFL or Trinity ISE, in which case it must be no more than two years old.

English language requirements

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Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for MA Social Anthropology

Additional costs

如果你选择去海外做你的论文研究,你将负责所有的费用. 大多数学生没有额外的费用,因为他们要么留在英国,要么在国外学习的第三年进行研究.

Funding

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Fees and funding