The one-year M.Sc. degree combines social and bio-anthropological approaches to the study of health and healing in diverse societies and cultures. The two-year M.Phil degree consolidates this knowledge through intensive training in anthropological research methods.
To listen to four students on different taught Master's degrees (Social Anthropology, Visual Anthropology, Medical Anthropology, and Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology) discussing what it's like to study in Oxford, please click here.
This map illustrates where many of our current students are conducting their research across the globe and the full range of topics that they have selected.
A full list of current option courses can be seen here:
A list of postgraduate degrees sorted by institute:
Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology
Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology
Human Sciences BA
By the end of your three years Human Sciences BA you will have a thorough grounding in the following subject areas which make up the core of the Human Sciences degree :
- Behaviour and how it evolves
- Human genetics
- Humans and their environment
- Humans in their social and cultural context