Ethnographic Field Research (002AN)

15 credits, Level 5

Spring teaching

The module builds on Ethnographic Research Methods and introduces you to the practical and methodological aspects of ethnographic research. The module teaches you to design and conduct an independent ethnographic research project around a key anthropological theme, allowing you to reflect on and apply the theoretical and practical insights gained in the course of your degree. You are guided and supported in formulating your own research question, designing a methodology, conducting ethnographic research and writing up your findings in a final report. The modules develops your ability to apply your theoretical knowledge of research methodology to a specific research project.


100%: Seminar


100%: Practical (Portfolio)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 150 hours of work. This breaks down into 22 hours of contact time and 128 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.