PhD Social Anthropology with Visual Media / Overview

Year of entry: 2023

Degree awarded
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Duration
4 years
Entry requirements
  • A First or Upper Second Class Bachelor's degree (or its international equivalent) in a cognate subject.
  • A Master's anthropology degree, with a minimum average grade of 65% in taught course units and your dissertation, and no mark below 55% (or international equivalent). 

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply online

Programme options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
PhD Y Y N N

Programme overview

  • Combine the study of social anthropology and visual and audio media in your doctoral training.
  • Join a lively PhD community working in all the world's continents and a variety of topics.
  • Gain guidance and support from two expert supervisors.

Open days

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Fees

Fees for entry in 2023 have not yet been set. For reference, the fees for the academic year beginning September 2022 were as follows:

  • PhD (full-time)
    UK students (per annum): £4,596
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £20,500
  • PhD (part-time)
    UK students (per annum): TBA
    International, including EU, students (per annum): £10,250

Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.

Scholarships/sponsorships

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Search for current funding opportunities by country and research programme using our funding database search tool .  

Please note that you are required to contact your referees (the School does not contact referees directly). 

References may be uploaded with your other supporting documents during the application process or emailed directly to pg-soss@manchester.ac.uk .

Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Social Sciences
Contact name
School of Social Sciences
Telephone
Email
Website
https://www.socialsciences.manchester.ac.uk/social-anthropology/
School/Faculty

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