36 months
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17700 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The Social Anthropology with Human Rights course at the University of Essex combines an anthropological approach to the study of society and social interaction whilst considering human rights issues in local contexts. You explore how human rights are applied across multiple cultures and the ways in which local communities can promote and protect human rights

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Overview

Grow your understanding of both social anthropology and human rights, developing a wide array of practical research skills and exploring the broadest questions about our society. You investigate the many different social tensions, interactions and networks that make up everyday life, as well as the definition, development, and abuse of rights around the globe. You study a wide range of topics including:

  • Multiculturalism and human rights
  • The politics of indigeneity and indigenous human rights
  • Anthropological approaches to gender and ethnicity
  • How to analyse human rights in an international context
  • Anthropological research methods

Your future

Our students are in demand from a wide range of employers in a host of occupations, including local and central government, NGOs, social work, market research, project management, fundraising, auditing, marketing, case-work, youth and community work, voluntary sector management and lobbying.

The recent Social Anthropology with Human Rights graduates at the University of Essex  have gone on to work for a wide range of high-profile companies including:

  • The Institute of Public Finance
  • Guardian Professional
  • Home Office
  • Synergy Healthcare Research

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Human Rights
  • Modern Revolutions in Science, Politics, and Culture
  • Career Development and Making a Difference
  • Ethnographic Explorations of the City
  • The World in Question: The Social, Cultural, Political & Environmental Legacies of the Enlightenment
  • Human Rights & Social Justice: Structures, Theory & Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

360 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A-levels: BBB
  • BTEC: DDD, depending on subject studied - advice on acceptability can be provided.
  • IB: 30 points or three Higher Level certificates with 555
  • We are also happy to consider a combination of separate IB Diploma Programmes at both Higher and Standard Level. Exact offer levels will vary depending on the range of subjects being taken at higher and standard level, and the course applied for. Please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office for more information.
  • Access to HE Diploma: 45 Level 3 credits at Merit or above
  • T-levels: Distinction, depending on subject studied - advice on acceptability can be provided.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17700 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17700 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 Colchester

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.

Funding

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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