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Taught Courses

We offer a range of postgraduate taught programmes offering the opportunity to pursue advanced specialist courses and also conversion courses from other degrees.

Our Masters courses offer the opportunity to join an active research group and undertake research supported by expert staff. Our large size and interdisciplinary focus give you a unique opportunity to participate in an active research environment and to prepare you for your future career.

Anthropology Postgraduate Taught Courses

MA Socio-Cultural Anthropology (L6K107)

This course is ideal for students with an undergraduate degree not in anthropology in order to prepare for research in socio-cultural anthropology.
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MA Research Methods: Anthropology (L6K307)

This course is approved by the ESRC and provides training in research methods with a focus on methods used by researchers in anthropology.
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MSc Medical Anthropology (L6K507)

This course engages with anthropological approaches to the study of health drawing on sociocultural, ecological and evolutionary perspectives.
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MSc Sustainability, Energy and Development (L6K907)

Learn how anthropological ideas and approaches are vital for understanding the environmental, social and economic crises of the contemporary world.
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MSc Global and Planetary Health (L6AK07)

Global & Planetary Health aim to give you the knowledge & skills to help tackle the worlds major challenges such as climate change & viral pandemics.
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MSc Physical Activity, Health and Society (C6K009)

Our Physical Activity, Health, and Society programme examines the inequalities across physical activity, health and society.
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"Our Masters programmes are geared towards enabling you to develop your talents and your aspirations and expose you to the range of ways of knowing that Anthropology brings together"

Dr Ben Campbell
Associate Professor of Anthropology
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Postgraduate Scholarships

Are you a UK student and thinking about postgraduate study? We have a range of support available including our Postgraduate Student Support Scholarship, Dean’s Scholarship and Alumni Fee Scholarship.

Find out more and apply