Research course

Ethnobiology

Institution
University of Kent · School of Anthropology and Conservation
Qualifications
MSc by researchPhD

Entry requirements

A good honours degree (2.1 or above) in anthropology or other associated fields.

All applicants are considered on an individual basis and additional qualifications, and professional qualifications and experience will also be taken into account when considering applications.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Research within this area centres on ethnobiological knowledge systems and other systems of environmental knowledge and is supported by members of the Centre for Biocultural Diversity.

We research local responses to deforestation, climate change, natural resource management, medical ethnobotany, the impacts of mobility and displacement and the interface between conservation and development. The Centre has an Ethnobiology Lab and Ethnobotanical Garden, and extensive collaborative links, including with the Royal Botanic Gardens (Kew), and Eden Project

Department specialisms

Research areas: Social Anthropology; Environmental Anthropology and Ethnobiology; Digital Anthropology: Cultural Informatics, Social Invention and Computational Methods; Biological Anthropology

Information for international students

For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages. Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for Academic Purposes through Kent International Pathways. See http://www.kent.ac.uk/international-pathways/

Fees and funding

Please visit our funding web pages for the most current information and application details.

Qualification and course duration

MSc by research

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

PhD

part time
60 months
full time
36 months

Course contact details

Name
School of Anthopology and Conservation
Email
sacadmissions@kent.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1227 827928
Fax
+44 (0)1227 827289