PhD Social Anthropology with Visual Media / Entry requirements

Year of entry: 2022

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Academic entry qualification overview

  • 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). 

English language

Candidates whose first language is not English require one of the following certificates:
  • IELTS test minimum scores - 7 overall, 7 writing, 6.5 other sections;
  • TOEFL (internet based) test minimum scores - 103 overall, 28 writing, 25 other sections.
  • Other tests are considered - please contact us for advice.

Any non-native English students going away for fieldwork overseas may need to re-take the in-sessional diagnostic English test when returning to Manchester.

If you are eligible to do a pre-sessional English course (either 6 weeks or 10 weeks), you will need to successfully complete the course at the required level before registering on your academic programme.

For students who require a Tier 4 student visa to study in the UK, please see our specialist advice pages.

English language test validity

Some English Language test results are only valid for two years. Your English Language test report must be valid on the start date of the course.