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
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
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
Course contact details
- School of Anthopology and Conservation
- +44 (0)1227 827928
- +44 (0)1227 827289