Our research is focused on a number of specialist research centres and more informal research circles. Our research culture is collaborative and democratic, drawing...Read more
The Social Anthropology PhD programme involves substantial original research, normally including ethnographic fieldwork of 12-18 months and leading to the production of a thesis of up to 80,000 words. ...Read more
Research conducted by students and staff in Health Services and Population Research (HSPR) aims:
to improve coverage and access to evidence-based mental health treatment and care
Work with expert faculty conducting primary research, mainly through long-term ethnographic fieldwork.
You’ll be part of an active research community involving visiting doctoral students from overseas,...Read more
The PhD course is intended for students who already have full training at undergraduate and/or Masters level in the methods and perspectives of Social/Cultural Anthropology. It includes intensive fieldwork...Read more
The Department offers a PhD degree in Social Anthropology which is based on a minimum of three years’ full-time study and independent research.
At St Andrews there is an intellectually vibrant and devoted...Read more
The three/four year full-time (or part-time equivalent) PhD in Social Anthropology and Visual Media programme is intended for those with an Undergraduate or Masters degree in Social Anthropology who wish...Read more