Brunel University London

Course Introduction

This course provides training in anthropology and anthropological research. The degree is of particular relevance for those who wish to use such training as a foundation for PhD study or who are keen to enhance their careers through the acquisition of advanced knowledge and research skills. Accordingly, the MRes can be completed as a qualification in itself, or as the 1st stage in a 4 year PhD programme.

Course Modules

Modules include: ethnographic research methods 1 and 2; dissertation in social anthropology research. Optional modules include: the anthropology of the body; anthropology of the person; anthropology of international development; kinship, sex and gender; themes in psychiatric anthropology; themes in psychological anthropology; the anthropology of childhood; anthropological perspectives of humanitarian assistance; anthropological perspectives of war; the anthropology of youth; the anthropology of global health; applied medical anthropology in the arena of global health; anthropology of education; anthropology of learning; guided study module; ethnicity, identity and culture; medical anthropology in clinical and community settings.

Course Additional Entry

A good Honours degree from a UK institution; an equivalent overseas qualification; or an equivalent professional qualification (e.g. from a health, teaching or child welfare background or similar). Candidates not fully meeting these criteria may nevertheless be considered. English language requirements: IELTS: 6.5 (min 6 in all areas); Pearson: 58 (51 in all sub'scores); BrunELT: 65% (min 60% in all areas).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MRes £14,100  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MRes £7,300  Academic year. First year home fees
3 years
Part Time
MRes £7,050  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Part Time
MRes £3,650  Academic year. First year home fees