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Anthropology (Combined)

University of Aberdeen

Venues

Old Aberdeen Campus

Content

First Year: There are two introductory courses, Introduction to Anthropology; Peoples of the World in the first half-session, and Introduction to Anthropology; Questions Diversity in the second. These courses introduce key theories and approaches, as well as issues of contemporary anthropological debate.

Second Year: Perceiving Cultural Difference focuses on issues of symbolism, kinship and relatedness, identity, language and culture. The course also provides basic training in anthropological writing and bibliographic research. Understanding Social Relations explores key social, cultural and political issues in an anthropological and historical framework.

Third and Fourth Year (Honours): In third year, students take courses in Anthropological Research, Society and Nature, Anthropological Theory, and Writing Anthropology. Students are introduced to the major concepts and theoretical debates of the discipline, gain insight into the practice, politics and ethics of doing and writing ethnography, and learn about qualitative methods of research and analysis. Students also begin work on their individual research projects.

Entry Requirements

2023 entry requirements:

Standard entry:
4 Highers at AABB (by end of S5) plus English at National 5. Those with Highers at BBB by end of S5 are encouraged to apply.

Entry to year 2 may be possible with 3 Advanced Highers at ABB including relevant subjects at AB.

Widening access entry:
2 Highers at BB (by end of S5). Additional Highers/Advanced Highers in S6.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Degree

Award

MA Hons

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

Please refer to list below

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

Arts and Social Sciences

Department

Divinity, History and Philosophy

SCQF Level

10

Combination Courses

Anthropology and Archaeology
Anthropology and English
Anthropology and Film and Visual Culture
Anthropology and French
Anthropology and French (5 years)
Anthropology and Gaelic Studies
Anthropology and Geography
Anthropology and German (4 and 5 years)
Anthropology and History
Anthropology and International Relations
Anthropology and Philosophy
Anthropology and Politics
Anthropology and Psychology
Anthropology and Sociology
Anthropology and Spanish and Latin American Studies (4 and 5 years)
Anthropology and Theology and Religion
LF64
52QL
LW66
RL16
LR61
LQ65
LL67
LR62
LV61
LLP2
LV65
LL62
LC68
LL63
LR64
LV66

Website

www.abdn.ac.uk