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Anthropology

University of Aberdeen

Venues

Old Aberdeen Campus

Content

Anthropology at Aberdeen is a fascinating exploration of what it means to be human in diverse societies and cultures across the world. We explore questions of identity, politics, environment and religion – among many others – using the first-hand experience of staff who carry out long-term research. Our expertise covers the polar north, Scotland and the UK, Tibet, Central Asia, north Africa and South America. Our Anthropology programme is a brilliant foundation for many careers.

Year 1:
Introduction to Anthropology: Peoples of the World; Introduction to Anthropology: Questions of Diversity.

Year 2:
Key Debates in Anthropology; Reimagining Colonialism.

Year 3:
Anthropological Theory; Doing Anthropological Research; Ethnography; Research Project Part 1; Optional courses of your choice including: Medical Anthropology; Religion, Power and Belief; Emotion, Self and Society; Nature and Society.

Year 4:
Research Project; Optional courses of your choice including: More Than Human; Anthropology, Museums and Society; The Political Anthropology of Indigenous Rights; The Constitutional Imagination; Roads: Mobility, Movement and Migration; Anthropology and Art; Anthropology of the North.

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 a relevant subject at A.

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

L600

Course Length

4 years

Faculty

Arts and Social Sciences

Department

Divinity, History and Philosophy

SCQF Level

10

Website

www.abdn.ac.uk