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Full time | Goldsmiths, University of London | 1 year | 25-SEP-23

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

25-SEP-23

Key information
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Qualification type

MRes - Master of Research

Subject areas

Anthropology

Course type

Research

Course Summary

This programme offers advanced-level training to students who normally already have an undergraduate or MA degree in Anthropology.

Close supervision enables you to focus on your own research and helps tailor the generic training to the individual proposal being developed.

The MRes provides you with a wide range of generic training in social science research methods, and in-depth training in anthropological methods and research issues. It is designed to serve as the first (training) year of a research degree (MPhil/PhD) for those starting MPhil/PhD studies at Goldsmiths, although it can also be taken as a stand-alone programme.

The programme includes research design; research methods (quantitative and qualitative); optional language training, and a dissertation, which prepares the ground for fieldwork or other data-gathering. The dissertation includes a detailed account of your proposed research, and analysis of relevant theoretical and regional literature.

Careers

Our MRes programme will enable you to:

  • gain a thorough knowledge of the main methods used by anthropologists
  • understand the principles of quantitative and qualitative research in the social sciences
  • plan, design and present a research project
  • evaluate the research of others

Modules

Quantitative Research Methods
Methods in Anthropological Research
Research Design

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

7,540

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

15,820

Entry requirements

Most direct entrants to the MRes or MPhil already have a first degree or an MA in Social Anthropology. If you don't have this, you should normally do an MA, or you may be able to take a qualifying year conversion course. There is little difference between the taught Masters and the qualifying year, except that the qualifying year is not a qualification in itself and involves no dissertation. If you achieve the required standard, you can apply to register for the MRes or MPhil/PhD.