UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The course offers students a thorough grounding in a wide range of biological or social science methodologies and methods, an advanced knowledge of contemporary questions in anthropology, and training in statistical and professional skills, which prepare graduates for doctoral research or employment as social science researcher.

Course Modules

Core modules: Research methods and skills; ethnographic area: critical literature review; options: the following is a selection of possible option modules: anthropological and archaeological genetics; anthropology of art and design; anthropology of China; anthropology of nationalism, ethnicity and race; anthropology of socialist and post'socialist societies; anthropology of the built environment; ecology of human groups; evolution of human brain, cognition and language; history and aesthetics of documentary; mass consumption and design; medical anthropology; medical anthropology and primary care; palaeoanthropology; population and development; practical ethnographic and documentary filmmaking; primate socioecology; risk, power and uncertainty; ritual healing and therapeutic employment; social construction of landscape.

Course Additional Entry

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MRes £17,190  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MRes £4,770  Academic year. First year home fees