Research course

Medical Anthropology

University of Edinburgh · School of Social and Political Science
MSc by research

Entry requirements

Entry requirements for this programme are normally a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree or equivalent in social or medical sciences.

Months of entry


Course content

The programme was awarded ESRC recognition in 2007. The programme enables students to take part in key debates in contemporary medical anthropology and sociology, apply analytical tools, drawn from social theory, select appropriate anthropological or sociological research methods for use in health-related settings and develop a research agenda.

Fees and funding

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Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions Team
+44 (0) 131 651 5074