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Durham University

Department of Anthropology

Postgraduate Study

Our postgraduate programmes offer a range of skills to equip you for the job market. Our students have gone on to have successful careers in development, health, government, policy, social research, culture, heritage and media. We have several Master’s degrees allowing you to choose your area of interest. If you’re a PhD applicant, the sheer number of staff here means you are likely to find someone who can supervise and nurture your research interests.


"The calibre of the academic staff and their work here is truly remarkable. I am confident that my time at Durham and the mentorship I’ve received here have prepared me for a successful future as a researcher."

Janelle Wagnild, PhD Biological Anthropology