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Social Anthropology at St Andrews has an international reputation for innovative and critical research. It is an unmatched place to study, achieving top position in 2019 UK league tables.

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Postgraduate funding opportunities

The Department of Social Anthropology will be granting a number of scholarships for doctoral students starting their PhD in 2020/2021. These will cover fees or subsistence or make a contribution towards both. Students wanting to be considered for these scholarships must have applied for a place in the Department’s doctoral program by 30th March 2020.

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