Goldsmiths, University of London

Course Introduction

The Department of Anthropology offers supervision in a wide range of areas for research degrees. In addition to the particular research interests of each member of staff, we have a number of postgraduate students undertaking research of contemporary social and political relevance in Britain and Europe. Current students are engaged in research projects covering a broad range of subjects, located in Africa, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. The PhD students have taken up academic posts in anthropology as well as related fields all over the world. Normally research students register for the MRes in order to complete the requisite training for carrying out a doctoral research project. Our PhD students have taken up academic posts in anthropology as well as related fields all over the world. Some have joined NGOs or GOs and taken employment as researchers, teachers and in broadcasting.

Start Date:

Duration: 3-4 years.. Duration: 4-6 years..

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Home Fees
4 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £14,330 European Fees
4 years
Full Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £14,330 Overseas Fees
6 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD Home Fees
6 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £7,165 European Fees
6 years
Part Time
Doctor of Philosophy - PhD £7,165 Overseas Fees

Qualifications required:

  • Domestic entry requirements: Students should have an first degree or an MA in Social Anthropology. If they don't have this, students should normally do an MA, or they may be able to take a qualifying year conversion course.
  • International entry requirements: Students need to have an IELTS score of 6.5 with a 6.5 in writing and no element lower than 6.0.