Research course

Social Anthropology

Institution
Queen's University Belfast · Anthropological Studies
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

A research degree offers you the opportunity to develop your research skills and prove yourself as a researcher. Queen's is committed to the enhancement of research training and teaching and offers postgraduate research opportunities across all fields of study. The following postgraduate research study routes for this subject area are:

  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (PhD)
  • MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY (MPhil)

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

The minimum academic requirement for admission to a research degree programme is normally an Upper Second Class Honours degree from a UK or ROI HE provider, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Further information can be obtained by contacting the School.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Research Strategies:

The PhD/MPhil programme is designed to provide training in the methods of independent research and will provide the student with a professional credential at the highest level. The research normally will be based upon an analysis of original field research materials.

The PhD/MPhil programme is designed to provide training in the methods of independent research and will provide the student with a professional credential at the highest level. The research normally will be based upon an analysis of original field research materials.

RESEARCH STRENGTHS

Our regional interests include Ireland, the British Isles, Europe, Africa, South Asia, South East Asia, Japan, the Caribbean, Latin America, Melanesia and Australia. We offer supervision in a wide range of topics, including:

  • Anthropology and Philosophy
  • Aspects of Social and Economic Change
  • Borders, Migration and Transnationalism
  • Conflict Transformation and Human Rights
  • Emotions and The Senses
  • Gender, Kinship and Marriage
  • Human/Animal Relations and Environmentalism
  • Identity, Ethnicity and Nationalism
  • Music, Popular Culture and Tourism
  • New Religions and Political Movements
  • Performance, Art and Material Culture
  • Public Policy

Information for international students

Full details can be found on the Queen's University website.

Fees and funding

Applicants should refer to the relevant School's website for information. Details may be found here.

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
72 months

MPhil

full time
24 months
part time
48 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Maruska Svasek
Email
m.svasek@qub.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)28 9097 3879
Fax
+44 (0)28 9097 3440