Archaeology and Social Anthropology MA (Hons)

University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE VL46
Archaeology and social anthropology is the study of past and present human behaviour. This programme examines the diversity of human social and material culture both ancient and modern. Your undergraduate dissertation at the end of this programme can be in either subject. **Archaeology**Archaeology is the study of the entirety of our human past from the origins of humans several million years ago up to recent times within living memory. Archaeologists study surviving material or physical ... READ MORE

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Archaeology
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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75th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
15th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
22nd

Start date and duration

Start date
12-SEP-22
Full Time
4 Years

Anthropology

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 93 = 7% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
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Anthropology graduate salary at this uni
£19,000
UK Anthropology graduate salary
£19,000

Archaeology

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Archaeology graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Archaeology graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, June 2021

Entry requirements
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Previous study
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Source: HESA, 2018

Anthropology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Geography
37%
History
31%
English Literature
29%
Religious Studies & Theology
22%
Mathematics
22%

Tuition fees

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£9,250 per year
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£1,820 per year
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Social Anthropology MA (Hons)

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Where you'll study

University of Edinburgh

George Square Edinburgh
Edinburgh, City Of
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