This Biological Anthropology with a Year Abroad (Hons) programme at University of Kent appeals to those with an academic background or interest in biology, human biology, medicine, psychology or zoology (among others) or those working towards a career in science journalism, museum work, conservation (especially primate conservation), forensic science (for example Scotland Yard), health care, archaeology and academic research.
The Biological Anthropology degree gives you the exciting opportunity to spend a year abroad. Previous students have been to Canada and the US. Studying abroad can be a transformational experience, both on a personal and professional level.
Studying biological anthropology gives you an exciting range of career opportunities. We work with you to help direct your module choices to the career paths you are considering. Through your studies, you learn how to work independently, to analyse complex data and to present your work with clarity and flair.
Recent graduates have gone into areas such as:
- professional biological anthropology
- science journalism
- forensic science
- rescue archaeology
- primate conservation
- work with non-government organisations
- work with development agencies such as the World Health Organisation
- civil service
- further research in biological anthropology.
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- Foundations of Biological Anthropology
- Academic and Research Skills
- Comparative Perspectives in Primate Biology
- Homo sapiens: Biology, Culture and Identity
- 48 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A level: BBB including Biology (preferred) or Psychology, Human Biology, Chemistry or Mathematics
- GCSE: Mathematics grade C/4
- Access to HE Diploma: If we make you an offer, you will need to obtain/pass the overall Access to Higher Education Diploma and may also be required to obtain a proportion of the total level 3 credits and/or credits in particular subjects at merit grade or above.
- BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma (formerly BTEC National Diploma): The University will consider applicants holding BTEC National Diploma and Extended National Diploma Qualifications (QCF; NQF; OCR) on a case-by-case basis. Please note that subjects such as Hospitality, Catering, Art & Design, Music, Photography and Dance will not be accepted. Please contact us for further advice on your individual circumstances.
- International Baccalaureate: 34 points overall or 15 points at HL including mathematics 4 at HL or SL, and science 5 at HL or 6 at SL
Living costs for Canterbury
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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