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Social Anthropology with Pacific Studies

University of St Andrews

Content

The MRes in Pacific Studies examines the history, languages, cultures and varieties of social organisation of the Pacific (Melanesia, Polynesia, and Micronesia). The programme is designed for students who have a special interest in conducting their fieldwork for an anthropology PhD in the region or because they wish to work there in some other capacity.

You will pursue modules of study devoted to the history, languages, cultures and varieties of social organisation of the Pacific, their significance for the contemporary lives of its many peoples, and the fundamental influence of this region on the discipline of social anthropology.

Entry Requirements

2:1 Honours degree. No previous anthropological experience is required.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Postgraduate Master's

Award

MRes

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Faculty

Faculty of Arts

Department

Social Anthropology

SCQF Level

11

Career Sectors

Arts and Social Sciences General

English

History

Humanities

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