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Anthropology, Art and Perception MRes

University of St Andrews
1 year
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
St Andrews
English
05 September 2022
Application deadline: 11 August 2022
Virtual open day
11/3/2021

Program description

Anthropology, Art and Perception MRes

The MRes in Anthropology, Art and Perception provides training for postgraduate research into the anthropology of human creativity, art, material culture and visual expression. It takes perception as its starting point and draws on themes extending across the subject boundaries between art and anthropology.

The MRes in Anthropology, Art and Perception is led by the Department of Social Anthropology within the School of Philosophical, Anthropological and Film Studies.

Admission requirements

  • A good 2.1 Honours undergraduate degree. No previous anthropological experience is required. If you studied your first degree outside the UK.
  • English language proficiency.

The qualifications listed are indicative minimum requirements for entry. Some academic Schools will ask applicants to achieve significantly higher marks than the minimum. Obtaining the listed entry requirements will not guarantee you a place, as the University considers all aspects of every application including, where applicable, the writing sample, personal statement, and supporting documents.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university requirements.


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Program content

Semester 1

  • Anthropology, Art and Perception 1
  • The Anthropology of Connections

Semester 2

  • Anthropology, Art and Perception 2
  • Research Methods in Social Anthropology

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Program delivery

Over two semesters, students take four compulsory modules. Teaching methods include:

  • formal lectures combined with seminar-style teaching
  • one-off practical learning labs with invited experts
  • a field trip.

Tuition fees

For more information about tuition fees, please visit our website.

Career opportunities

Social Anthropology graduates have characteristics many employers seek, and a Social Anthropology degree provides openings to a wide range of careers. Graduates have gained successful employment in areas such as:

  • design
  • international policy and non-governmental organisations (NGOs)
  • journalism (BBC and The Independent)
  • marketing
  • museums
  • teaching
  • wildlife conservation.

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University of St Andrews

The University of St Andrews is Scotland’s first University. As a 600 year-old institution, we are known across the globe for our world leading quality and depth of research. For six centuries some of the world’s brightest and most promising...


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Why study at University of St Andrews

The University of St Andrews is situated in a truly beautiful location. Part of a seaside town it is a picturesque and inspirational location to pursue your studies, where you will have the thinking space needed to be your very best. As a smaller university our size is one of our greatest strengths with class sizes allowing for a close and individual learning experience and giving great access and support from your teachers.

Graduates of St Andrews are highly sought after by employers around the world due to our reputation for excellence. A qualification from St Andrews will help you reach your ambitions and kickstart your career.

Consistently ranked as the best student academic experience in the UK by students in the National Student Survey, your time as a student in St Andrews will be unique and rewarding, leaving you with a prestigious qualification, but also memories and connections to treasure for years to come.

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University of St Andrews

Admissions
St Katharine's West
KY16 9AX St Andrews
Scotland

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https://www.st-andrews.ac.uk/

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