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Anthropology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #801 (WUR) London, United Kingdom
The Anthropology programme at the University of Roehampton covers classic themes of both social anthropology (such as kinship, witchcraft, cannibalism and indigenous cosmologies) and biological anthropology (including human ecology and adaption, primate biology and behaviour, and human evolution). 
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The Anthropology programme at the University of Roehampton also cover topics such as the relationship between culture and biology, gender and performance, globalisation and tourism, political/historical ecology, medical anthropology, the anthropology of science, and the study of human-animal relations.  

You’ll enjoy a dynamic learning experience, and be taught by staff engaged in world-class research. Learning more about everything from violence, sexuality and wildlife conservation, to global health and mental illness, you’ll work with anthropologists specialising in these topics. 

We offer some of the most innovative modules in the UK. In ‘The Anthropology of Tourism’, for example, you’ll get to study tourists, and their motivations and influences, through an inspiring mix of field trips, films, lectures and discussion. We also run an exciting ‘Hunter Gatherers and Human Evolution’ module, where you can get a deep insight into how hunters and gatherers evolved, looking at their diet, foraging practices, technology, residences, mobility, reproduction, cooperation and social organisation.

Career options

You’ll leave this course with the practical skills and knowledge to pursue many different careers. Our anthropology graduates have found work at all levels within conservation, teaching, journalism, international business, overseas development work, heritage and cultural sectors, charities and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) such as OXFAM and Children in Need. You could also continue your studies at postgraduate level. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Modules include:

  • Key Skills in Anthropology
  • Being Human
  • Human Ecology and Adaptation
  • Introduction to Social and Cultural Anthropology
  • Fieldwork: Theory, Practice and Product
  • Introduction to Evolution
  • Kinship: Comparative and Contemporary Studies
  • Theory: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
  • Humans and Other Primates
  • Research Methods in Anthropology
  • Cultural Politics on Tour
  • Understanding Behaviour

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

Specific Entry Requirements:
  • GCSE requirement:  Maths, Science or Biology, Grade C

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12875 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12875 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
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    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for London

  • 1137 - 2160 GBP/month
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