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Department of Social Anthropology

 

Course diary

The diary contains term dates, course submission deadlines and deadlines for funding amongst other useful information. For a teaching timetable, please see the Timetables.

MRes in Social Anthropology 2020-21
MICHAELMAS TERM 2020
Thursday 8 October Michaelmas Term teaching begins
Wednesday 14 October 17:00 Deadline - Nominations for pre-field cohort PhD Committee Junior Member
tbc Election for nomination of pre-field cohort PhD Committee Junior Member
Friday 23 October Research Training Paper titles released
Monday 23 November Fieldwork Risk Assessment Form due for Christmas vacation fieldwork
LENT TERM 201
Thursday 7 January (noon) Application funding deadline for continuation to the PhD  (GRADSAF)
Thursday 21 January Lent Term teaching begins
Friday 22 January Noon Submission deadline for Research Training Paper (RTP) 1
Friday 5 March Fieldwork Risk Assessment Form due for Easter vacation fieldwork
Friday 19 March Lent Full Term ends
EASTER TERM 2021
Thursday 29 April Easter Term teaching begins
Friday 30 April Noon Submission deadline for Research Training Paper (RTP) 2
Friday 30 April  Noon Submission deadline for Ethnographic Case Study
Wednesday 12 May Noon deadline for submitting MRes thesis title for approval
Friday 18 June Easter Term ends, update contact details in your CamSIS self-service account
Friday 27 August Noon Submission deadline for MRes thesis
Monday 13 September Noon Submission deadline for Fieldwork Proposal
Late September MRes viva voce examinations (if required)*
Late September/ Early October Fieldwork clearance interviews (for those continuing to PhD)
8 October 2021 Application deadline for University Fieldwork Funding
8 October 2021 Application deadline for Wyse Fieldwork Funding

* An oral examination is only necessary if a candidate is in danger of failing


A staff-student coffee morning is held during Full Term - you will be notified of the time and date.
 

Academic calendar

  • The Cambridge academic year commences on 1st October and finishes on 30th September each year and is made up of three terms: Michaelmas, Lent, and Easter.
  • “Full term” means the eight-week central portion of each of the three terms (Michaelmas, Lent and Easter), during which teaching takes place.
  • Graduate students operate on the basis of the academic year which extends beyond the end of the Easter Term are expected to be in residence at all times, even outside of Full Term, unless they have been granted leave to work away.

For specific term dates please see University Term Dates.