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Cultural Studies and Social Anthropology (Hons)

University of Kent

36 months
17400 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Social Anthropology studies human societies, cultures and their development. Combining both subjects, the joint honours Cultural Studies and Social Anthropology (Hons) programme from University of Kent offers a comprehensive approach to the study of culture.


At Kent, Cultural Studies is taught in the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research where you benefit from a large choice of specialist modules on race, social change, criminal justice or disability and the arts. You are taught by leading academics in fields like gender, race and the body.

You study different ways of life and explore the links between culture and society drawing on critical theories and methods from the social sciences and the humanities. We examine a range of areas from digital media, to the creative and cultural industries, to social identities and movements.

Kent’s School of Anthropology and Conservation has a range of experts working on social anthropology in regions as diverse as the Middle East, Europe, China and Amazonia.


Graduate destinations

As part of your Cultural Studies and Social Anthropology (Hons) programme from University of Kent, you develop critical thinking and transferable knowledge, skills that enable you to work in a variety of professions.

Our graduates have gone on to work in:

  • media, journalism, broadcasting
  • the cultural and creative industries
  • national and local government
  • international institutions and NGOs
  • advertising and design
  • public relations
  • social work
  • tourism and heritage
  • overseas development and aid work
  • the organisation of social and community projects.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Anthropology
  • Biological Anthropology 
  • Modern Culture 
  • Contemporary Culture and Media 
  • Power, Money, Spirit: Key Themes in Social Anthropology 
  • Ethnographic Methods and Visual Anthropology 
  • Qualitative Social Research Methods 

Key information


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

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

A level

  • BBB

Access to HE Diploma

  • The University welcomes applications from Access to Higher Education Diploma candidates for consideration. A typical offer may require you to obtain a proportion of Level 3 credits in relevant subjects at merit grade or above.

BTEC Nationals

  • Distinction, Distinction, Merit

International Baccalaureate

  • 30 points overall or 15 points at HL

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    17400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17400 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU: £13000


  • UK: £4625
  • EU: £6500
  • International: £8700

Living costs for Canterbury

660 - 1140 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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