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Anthropology (Hons)

Oxford Brookes University

36 months
14600 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Oxford Brookes is one of the few UK universities to teach biological and social anthropology in tandem. Through the Anthropology (Hons) programme at the Oxford Brookes University, you’ll explore our:evolutionary history;response to environmental challenges;relationship to the other primates.


The first year of the Anthropology (Hons) programme at the Oxford Brookes University introduces you to sociocultural and biological perspectives of Anthropology. And our world needs people with the skills and knowledge to respond to these challenges - from global migration and inequality, to disappearing wildlife and climate change.

When you study Anthropology, you’ll tackle some of the biggest issues our societies face. And from day 1, your studies will take you across subjects, cultures, regions and species. You’ll examine wildlife extinction - and you’ll learn about conservation strategies. You’ll explore social justice and international development issues like:

  • Migration
  • Global inequality
  • The changing climate
  • Conservation
You’ll develop cross-cultural understanding. You’ll gain new perspectives on your own culture, while you explore others.

Career prospects

This is a diverse course. You’ll explore many different areas. And as you learn, you’ll have opportunities to apply your learning directly to career contexts.This will help you identify the most rewarding career path.

You’ll graduate with strong intercultural awareness - a sought-after skill in today’s employment market. This will set you up for people-orientated careers like:

  • marketing
  • PR
  • human resources and recruitment
  • urban planning
  • tourism
  • international development

You’ll also develop specialist biological skills and knowledge - equipping you to progress into areas like:

  • museum curation
  • contract archeology
  • biological or primatological research
  • animal welfare or zoo management

You’ll also have built up a set of transferable skills that you can take straight into any workplace - like written communication, collaboration and critical thinking.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Anthropology of Relatedness
  • Becoming an Anthropologist
  • Introduction to Biological Anthropology
  • Deep History
  • Introduction to Social Anthropology
  • Primate Societies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS Tariff Points: 104
  • A Level: BCC
  • IB Points: 29
  • Acceptable passes in five subjects (exceptionally four subjects) at GCSE or GCE including:
    • one 12-unit vocational A-level, or
    • two A-levels or two 6-unit vocational A-levels, or
    • one A-level or 6-unit vocational A-level plus two AS-levels, or
    • two 3-unit vocational A-levels *(* where these are included they need to be in subjects other than those held at A-level).
  • A National Certificate or Diploma at a good standard.
  • The International Baccalaureate Diploma (minimum of 24 points) or the European Baccalaureate Diploma (minimum of 60%).
  • Five subjects in SCE with two at Higher level or one at Advanced Higher level.
  • Three subjects in Scottish Highers or two at Advanced Higher level.
  • Any other qualifications considered by the Academic Board to be of equivalent standard.
  • A recognised access course

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14600 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Oxford

939 - 1530 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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