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The Anthropology MRes offers students a thorough grounding in a wide range of Biological or Social Science methodologies and methods, an advanced knowledge of contemporary theoretical and ethnographic questions in anthropology, and training in the skills necessary to utilise postgraduate experience in the professional world. What and how will I learn? Students develop an advanced knowledge and understanding of topics in one of the sub-disciplines of Anthropology (Biological, Social or Material Culture). They are prepared for advanced level research through a general training in social science research methods and specialised research training in broad based anthropological research methods and techniques. Degree Structure Students undertake courses to the value of 180 credits. The programme consists of two core courses (60 credits), two optional courses (30 credits) and a research dissertation (90 credits). Core Modules Research Methods and Skills Ethnographic Area: Bibliographical Survey and Literature Review Dissertationreport All MRes students undertake an independent research project which culminates in a dissertation of approximately 15,000-18,000 words. Options OPTIONS MAY INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: Anthropology of Art and Design Anthropology of Media and Consumption Medical Anthropology Man and Animals Political and Economic Anthropology West African Ethnography Anthropology of Nationalism, Race and Ethnicity Documentary Film and the Anthropological Eye Colonial and Post-Colonial Visual Culture Social Construction of Landscape Anthropology and Psychiatry Religious Symbolism and the Politics of Belief Current Issues in the Study of Gender and Sexuality Further details available on subject website: http:www.ucl.ac.ukanthropologydegree_programmesanth.htm The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, seminars, small group presentations and discussion, tutorials, laboratory and practical work, independent directed reading, interactive teamwork, video, and film and web based courses. Assessment is through coursework, unseen and take-home examination, laboratory books, posters and the dissertation. Why should I study this degree at UCL? The UCL Anthropology Department was the first in the UK to integrate biological and social anthropology with material culture into a broad-based conception of the discipline. It is one of the largest anthropology departments in the UK in terms of both staff and research student numbers, offering an exceptional breadth of expertise. Our excellent results in the 2001 and 2008 Research Assessment Exercises show that we are the top broad-based anthropology department in the UK. Students are encouraged to take full advantage of the wider anthropological community in London and the department's strong links with European universities and international institutions. Your future career With the completion of the MRes, we expect students to be highly competent professionals, who will either continue to the MPhilPhD level or who will be well equipped to apply their knowledge of social science methodologies and methods and their specific anthropological expertise in a range of settings. First destinations of recent graduates include: UCL: PhD Anthropology Breast cancer, Flamingo Research International: Associate Director. UCL: Research Degree: Slovenic & East European Studies, University of Kent: Researcher and UCL: PhD Social Anthropology. Entry Requirements A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. How to apply Applications should be received by 30 June in any given year. Late applications will be considered, but students are advised to apply as early as possible due to competition for places. Those applying for scholarship funding (particularly overseas applicants) should take note of application deadlines. Who can apply? This research-based Masters degree is suitable fo
The Anthropology MRes offers students a thorough grounding in a wide range of Biological or Social Science methodologies and methods, an advanced knowledge of contemporary theoretical and ethnographic questions in anthropology, and training in the skills necessary to utilise postgraduate experience in the professional world. What and how will I learn? Students develop an advanced knowledge and understanding of topics in one of the sub-disciplines of Anthropology (Biological, Social or Mate...