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Department of Social Anthropology

Mopti Street Transport, Africa

Postgraduate Study at Cambridge

Anthropology is one of the most exciting subjects to study at university today, and Cambridge is unmatched as a place to study, as a place to undertake research, and just as somewhere to be. The University of Cambridge was rated as the best in the world for anthropology in the influential global rankings by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) in 2018. The Department is also ranked first by the Complete University Guide. We are a vibrant and friendly department, innovative and intellectually inspiring.

The colleges offer first-rate student support to undergraduates and postgraduates and the University has some of the best intellectual resources in the world, from people to libraries. Everyone is part of a community that extends well beyond the department.

The Department of Social Anthropology offers three postgraduate qualifications: The Master of Philosophy (MPhil), the Master of Research (MRes) and the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

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