Social Anthropology at St Andrews is internationally renowned for its innovative teaching and cutting-edge research. Set in the beautiful setting of Scotland’s first university, we are famed for our outstanding results and friendly atmosphere. In the National Student Survey of Teaching 2017 we received 98% overall satisfaction and the Times Guide of Higher Education 2017 ranked us 4th in the UK for anthropology.
Department of Social Anthropology
University of St Andrews
71 North Street
Fife KY16 9AL
Phone : +44 (0)1334 462977
General and Sub-Honours Undergraduate Enquiries:
Ms Mhairi McColl
General, Honours Undergraduate and Postgraduate Enquiries: Mrs Lisa Neilson
Alex Pillen, UCLSocial Anthropology Seminar RoomApril 6 @ 11:00 - 13:00
Jacob Copeman, EdinburghSocial Anthropology Seminar RoomApril 13 @ 11:00 - 13:30
Invitation to participate in Tinkering with Curves at the Byre Theatre, University of St Andrews, 16-17th April 2018. This is a two-day event which aims...The Byre TheatreApril 16 - April 17
Contraband and the translation of wealth in an extractivist economy, Peru: Accumulation by diversion?
Cecilie Odergaard, BergenSocial Anthropology Seminar RoomApril 20 @ 11:00 - 13:00
St Leonard’s Interdisciplinary PhD Scholarship: The Politics of Literature (Social Anthropology & Modern Languages)
Start date: September 2018. Deadline for application: Friday 16th March 2018.
We are advertising a 3-year postdoc position on the Energy Ethics research project. It will be in the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of St Andrews, starting in September 2018 and under the supervision of Dr Mette M High. Deadline for application: 16 March 2018.
Graduates of Scottish universities holding a first class degree can apply for doctoral funding from the Carnegie Trust. For more details, please contact Dr Paloma Gay y Blasco, Director of Postgraduate Research
Details of ESRC funding can be found in the Scottish Graduate School of Social Science website.
A variety of scholarship opportunities for PhD study in Social Anthropology are available.
We are proud to announce that according to the Complete University Guide 2018, the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of St Andrews now ranks number one in the UK for student satisfaction and fourth in its overall score.