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Anthropology with a Year Abroad BSc (Hons)



What will I learn?

What does it mean to be human? Anthropology is for creative and critical thinkers, fascinated by every aspect of human life. Investigate the history of our species, explore the amazing diversity of human cultures and find your place in an ever-changing world.Study how we evolved, why we live in different sorts of societies, and how we interact with both one another and the environment. You develop insight into social and cultural difference and an understanding of the history, behaviour, and evolution of our species – gaining a new perspective that is particularly valuable to employers across a wide range of industries.Get practical with facilities like the brand new mini CT-scanner within the Imaging Centre for Life Sciences, the Ethnobiology Laboratory for identification of useful plants, and the Biological Anthropology Teaching Lab with its impressive fossil cast collection. Field trips present another opportunity for you to learn beyond your lectures at zoos, museums, religious sites and the financial district.Choose to study Anthropology with a Year Abroad at Kent because: • it was ranked 7th in The Guardian University Guide 2022 and placed 9th for graduate prospects in The Complete University Guide 2022• you’ll be inspired by academics at the forefront of their fields including biological, environmental, evolutionary and social anthropology• you’ll study at one of our partner institutions in Japan or Europe between the second and final years. You can also use this experience to start your dissertation by conducting fieldwork.• you’ll benefit from ongoing support in your studies through our excellent staff-student ratio, regular workshops and alumni talks as well as dedicated academic advisors and peer mentoring scheme

Which department am I in?

School of Anthropology and Conservation

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
£21,900.00 (US$ 26,943) per year
This is a fixed fee

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

Start date

16 September 2023


Main Site

Recruitment and Admissions Office, The Registry,,

Darwin Road,



CT2 7NZ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A-levels should include either German or Spanish at grade B.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About University of Kent

Alongside outstanding tuition from expert faculty, the University of Kent offers excellent career skills training and support to graduates.

  • Top-ranked UK university with modern facilities
  • Vibrant, diverse student body from 150+ countries
  • Key focus on employability and career skills
  • Excellent support facilities and safety measures

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