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Anthropology and Archaeology BA (Hons) Durham University

UK

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There are several areas of overlap between Anthropology and Archaeology, making them particularly suitable for combination in a joint honours degree. The BA (Hons) Anthropology and Archaeology course combines modules from the BA/BSc (Hons) Anthropology degrees and BA (Hons) Archaeology, providing a comprehensive understanding of humanity both past and present.**Year 1**In the first year, students currently take four compulsory modules (two from each department) and select two optional modules (one from each department). One modern foreign language module can also currently be taken in place of an elective module from either Anthropology or Archaeology.Compulsory modules (20 credits each):Being HumanDiscovering World Prehistory.Optional modules in Anthropology (20 credits each):Peoples and CulturesHuman Evolution and DiversityHealth, Illness and SocietyDoing Anthropological Research.and Archaeology (20 credits each):Applied Archaeological MethodsAncient Civilisations of the EastArchaeology in BritainCities in AntiquityMedieval to Modern: an Introduction to the Archaeology of Medieval to Post Medieval WorldScientific Methods in Archaeology 1.**Year 2**In the second year, you will develop a deeper understanding of methods and theory in anthropology and archaeology, and pursue your growing interests through optional modules offered by both departments. Currently, students take two compulsory modules and four optional modules (two from each department).Compulsory modules (20 credits each):Debating Anthropology and ArchaeologyInterrogating Anthropology or Developing Archaeological Research.Optional modules in Anthropology (20 credits each):Anthropology Fieldwork moduleInterrogating AnthropologyKinship and ReligionPolitics and EconomicsGlobal Health and DiseaseSex, Reproduction and LoveEvolutionary Variation and AdaptationOur Place in Nature.Optional modules in Archaeology (20 credits each):Archaeological Method and TheoryPrehistoric Europe: From Foragers to State FormationBecoming Roman: From Iron Age to Empire in Italy and the WestArchaeology of Medieval and Post-medieval Britain in its European ContextThe East Mediterranean World in the Bronze AgeProfessional TrainingDeveloping Archaeological ResearchAncient Mediterranean Civilisations: East and West.Scientific Methods in Archaeology 2.**Year 3**In the final year, you will design and carry out your own research for a dissertation in Anthropology or Archaeology, or an interdisciplinary dissertation in Anthropology and Archaeology. In addition, you will study advanced topics in Anthropology and Archaeology that are generally based on the research expertise of staff in both departments, and reflect the University’s ideal of research-led education. You will choose eight topics from the 'Specialised Aspects' modules offered by each department (four topics from each).Compulsory module: (40 credits): Dissertation in Anthropology, Archaeology or in Anthropology & Archaeology.Optional modules in Anthropology (40 credits): Specialised Aspects in Social Anthropology / Evolutionary Anthropology / Health.Optional modules in Archaeology (40 credits): Specialised Aspects in Archaeology / Advanced Professional Training / Current Archaeology / Interpreting Heritage / Museum Representation.Study Abroad (Archaeology / Anthropology): For more information on this course, please see our website.

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Here are the different ways in which you can study Anthropology and Archaeology BA (Hons).

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees

£21,500.00 (22,06,771) per year

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From

27-Sep-21

Venue

St John's College

St John's,

Durham,

Durham,

DH1 3RJ, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees

£21,500.00 (22,06,771) per year

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From

27-Sep-21

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Stephenson College

Howlands Farm,

South Road,

Durham,

Durham,

DH1 3DE, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees

£21,500.00 (22,06,771) per year

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From

27-Sep-21

Venue

St Aidan's College

St Aidan's,

Durham,

Durham,

DH1 3LJ, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees

£21,500.00 (22,06,771) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

27-Sep-21

Venue

St Chad's College

18 North Bailey,

Durham,

Durham,

DH1 3RH, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees

£21,500.00 (22,06,771) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution

From

27-Sep-21

Venue

Collingwood College

South Road,

Durham,

Durham,

DH1 3LT, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees

£21,500.00 (22,06,771) per year

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From

27-Sep-21

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Grey College

South Road,

Durham,

Durham,

DH1 3LG, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees

£21,500.00 (22,06,771) per year

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From

27-Sep-21

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College of St Hild and St Bede

St Hild and St Bede,

Durham,

Durham,

DH1 1SZ, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees

£21,500.00 (22,06,771) per year

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From

27-Sep-21

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Trevelyan College

Elvet Hill Road,

Durham,

Durham,

DH1 3LN, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees

£21,500.00 (22,06,771) per year

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From

27-Sep-21

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Durham,

Durham,

DH1 3HP, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees

£21,500.00 (22,06,771) per year

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From

27-Sep-21

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Van Mildert College

South Road,

Durham,

Durham,

DH1 3LH, England

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