Sociology and Social Anthropology (BA (Hons))

University of Kent the United Kingdom

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The award
BA (Hons)

How long you will study
3 years

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Course starts
September

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About Sociology and Social Anthropology at University of Kent

Sociology Sociology provides ways of making sense of a world undergoing unprecedented social change and uncertainty. This programme provides you with an understanding of core traditions and contemporary developments in sociological thinking and research. It also features a range of specialist areas such as race and ethnic identity, sociological approaches to violence, terrorism and society, new media technologies, the sociology of health, sex and gender and the sociology of science and technology. Social Anthropology Anthropology addresses the big question – what makes us human? Within the Social Anthropology element of your degree, you will study how and why we do the things we do, for example, how we work, use technologies, and negotiate conflicts, relationships and change. The programme reflects staff research interests, which include: political struggle and resistance, post-conflict reconstruction, mental illness, environmental politics, rural social transformation, science and technology, public anthropology and advocacy. An anthropology degree gives you a thorough understanding of the history and behaviour of our species and a different perspective on the world. Our anthropology department offers an integration between social and biological anthropology, an excellent student-to-staff ratio and state-of-the-art computing facilities. Student view Kent student Selina talks about her course at the University of Kent.Sociology

We use a variety of teaching methods, including lectures, case study analysis, group projects and presentations, and individual and group tutorials. Many module convenors also offer additional ‘clinic’ hours to help with the preparation of coursework and for exams.

Social Anthropology

Teaching is through seminars and lectures and, where appropriate, lab and field work. Assessment varies from 100% coursework to a combination of examinations and coursework.

For assessment details for individual modules click the 'read more' link within each module listed in the course structure.

Knowledge and understanding

Intellectual Skills

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Transferable skills

For programme aims and learning outcomes please see the programmes specification for each subject below. Please note that outcomes will depend on your specific module selection:

  • Sociology (joint honours)
  • Social Anthropology (joint honours)

Study options for this course

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  • The awardBA (Hons)How you will study find outHow long you will study3 years
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Notes about fees for this course

Full Time UK/EU: TBC EUR | Full Time Overseas: TBC EUR | Part Time UK/EU: TBC EUR | Part Time Overseas: N/A

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