Entry requirements

If you are converting from another discipline, you should first study for the MA in Social Anthropology, or do a Conversion Qualifying Year normally involving three courses from the MA.

Months of entry


Course content

The Department of Anthropology offers supervision in a wide range of areas for the MPhil and PhD.

In addition to the particular research interests of each member of staff, we have a number of postgraduate students undertaking research of contemporary social and political relevance in Britain and Europe.

Current students are engaged in research projects covering a broad range of subjects, located in Africa, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months
full time
24 months


part time
48-72 months
full time
36-48 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
+44 (0)20 7078 5300