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Anthropology BA (Hons) Durham University

UK

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Course info

Summary

You will receive a thorough grounding in the theory and practice of anthropology in the broadest sense, addressing the core disciplines of social and biological anthropology as well as interdisciplinary perspectives on culture, society and health.**Year 1**Currently, students take five modules in Anthropology and select one elective module offered by another department, including the option to study a module in a modern foreign language.Compulsory modules:People and CulturesHuman Evolution and DiversityBeing HumanDoing Anthropological ResearchHealth, Illness and Society.**Year 2**In your second year, you will develop a deeper and more complex grasp of anthropology and will gain "hands-on" experience of conducting research at one of our residential field sites on the compulsory Anthropology Field Course module, normally held in September prior to the start of your second year. You will also take a core module covering the diverse ways in which anthropological knowledge is constructed and theorised, as well as four elective modules that will enable you to pursue your interests in specific topics. Compulsory modules:Anthropology Field CourseInterrogating AnthropologyKinship and ReligionPolitics and Economics.Optional modules:Global Health and DiseaseSex, Reproduction and LoveEvolution, Variation and AdaptationOur Place in Nature.**Year 3 (Year 4 if undertaking a Year Abroad)**In your final year, you will design and carry out your own dissertation project and have free choice of advanced optional taught modules. Optional modules are generally based on the research expertise of staff, and reflect the University’s ideal of research-led education. Options available in the Department cover the full disciplinary spectrum, from the entirely biological to the entirely socio-cultural or a mixture of anthropological sub-disciplines via the Specialised Aspects of Evolutionary, Health and Medical, and Social Anthropology modules. Typical topics that may be available include forensic anthropology, religious controversy, urban anthropology and public health. In your third year, you are invited to attend the regular round of research seminars given by visiting scholars or Durham-based researchers, and can participate in a key forum for current innovative research.Core module: Dissertation.Optional modules:Specialised Aspects of Social Anthropology (various topics)Specialised Aspects of Medical Anthropology (various topics)Specialised Aspects of Evolutionary Anthropology (various topics).**Study Abroad (Anthropology)**Study abroad or placement activities undertaken as part of a degree are not only enjoyable but can give a significant edge when it comes to employability. ERASMUS exchanges are possible on our degrees, and we currently have links with the University of West Bohemia (Czech Republic), the University of Iceland, the University of Ljubljana (Slovenia) and the University of Malta.For more information on this course, please see our website.

Course options

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

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees

£21,500.00 (22,09,516) per year

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

From

27-Sep-21

Venue

St Cuthbert's Society

12 South Bailey,

Durham,

Durham,

DH1 3EE, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees

£21,500.00 (22,09,516) per year

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

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 (22,09,516) 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 (22,09,516) per year

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

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 (22,09,516) 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 (22,09,516) per year

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

From

27-Sep-21

Venue

Josephine Butler College

Durham City,

Durham,

Durham,

DH1 3LT, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees

£21,500.00 (22,09,516) per year

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

From

27-Sep-21

Venue

University College

The Castle,

Durham,

Durham,

DH1 3RW, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees

£21,500.00 (22,09,516) per year

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

From

27-Sep-21

Venue

No college preference

No college preference,

Durham,

Durham,

DH1 3HP, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees

£21,500.00 (22,09,516) per year

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

From

27-Sep-21

Venue

Van Mildert College

South Road,

Durham,

Durham,

DH1 3LH, England

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees

£21,500.00 (22,09,516) per year

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

From

27-Sep-21

Venue

Grey College

South Road,

Durham,

Durham,

DH1 3LG, England

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