36 months
17900 GBP/year
4630 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Students undertaking Anthropology and English at Queen's University Belfast explore the variety and richness of human experience. Anthropology is the study of human diversity around the world. In studying anthropology, you will learn how different societies live together and think about such topics as family, sex, religion, art, and economics.

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Students of Anthropology and English at Queen's University Belfast  explore literatures in English in the widest sense. From the earliest writings in Anglo-Saxon to contemporary Irish, British, and ‘global’ literatures, students study English in its historical, linguistic, and cultural circumstances.


Studying for an Anthropology degree at Queen‘s will assist you in developing the core skills and employment-related experiences that are increasingly valued by employers, professional organisations and academic institutions. Through classroom modules, optional placements and your own anthropological fieldwork, you will gain valuable skills in critical thinking, cross-cultural understanding, researching, interviewing, writing, and presenting.

Career pathways typically lead to employment in:

  • User Experience
  • Consultancy
  • Civil Service
  • Development, NGO work, International Policy, Public Sector
  • Journalism, Human Rights, Conflict Resolution, Community Work
  • Arts Administration, Creative Industries, Media, Performance, Heritage, Museums, Tourism
  • Market Research
  • Public and Private Sector related to Religious Negotiation, Multiculturalism/Diversity
  • Teaching in schools
  • Academic Teaching and Research
  • Human Rights, Conflict Resolution, Community Work, Journalism

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anthropology
  • Being Human: Evolution, Culture and Society
  • A World on the Move: Anthropological and Historical Approaches to Globalisation
  • Us and Them: Why Do We Have In-groups and Outgroups?
  • Being Creative: Music, Media and the Arts
  • Understanding Northern Ireland
  • English in Transition
  • English in Context
  • English Language

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

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360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

A level requirements

  • ABB including A-level English
  • Note: for applicants who have not studied A-level English then AS-level English (grade A) would be acceptable in lieu of A-level English.
Irish leaving certificate requirements
  • H3H3H3H3H3H3/H2H3H3H3H3 including Higher Level grade H3 in English
Access/Foundation Course
  • Successful completion of Access Course with an average of 70% to include an average of 65% in Literature modules.
International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • 33 points overall, including 6,5,5 at Higher Level, including English
  • A minimum of a 2:2 Honours Degree, provided any subject requirement is also met

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17900 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4630 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4630 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • Northern Ireland (NI) £4,630
  • Republic of Ireland (ROI) £4,630
  • England, Scotland or Wales (GB) £9,250
  • EU Other £17,900
  • International £17,900

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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