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Anthropology degrees in the UK in 2024

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Anthropology BSc (Hons)

University of Kent United Kingdom

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Social Anthropology BA

SOAS University of London United Kingdom

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Archaeology and Anthropology BA

University of Oxford United Kingdom

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Anthropology BA (Hons)

University of Plymouth United Kingdom

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Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology BSc (Hons)

The University of Bradford United Kingdom

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Anthropology with Education Studies BA

University of Wales Trinity Saint David United Kingdom

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Social Anthropology BSc (Hons)

University of Roehampton United Kingdom

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Anthropology with a Language BA (Hons)

University of Sussex United Kingdom

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Doing Anthropology Short Course

Birkbeck, University of London United Kingdom

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Anthropology BSc (Hons), BA (Hons)

Durham University United Kingdom

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Law and Social Anthropology M1L6 Other UG Award

University of Edinburgh United Kingdom

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Anthropology Degrees in the UK

Study Anthropology Degrees

Anthropology as an academic discipline is the scientific study of humanity. It is specifically interested in human behaviour, cultures, societies and human biology, in both historical and contemporary generations of human species. There are various types of anthropological studies, including social anthropology, cultural anthropology, linguistic anthropology and physical or biological anthropology. All of these areas of anthropology are ideal for any student who has an interest in how and why humans are the way we are.

During a degree in Anthropology, you will cover a range of topics. These topics might include:

  • Social Anthropology
  • Psychology
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Ethnicity and Nationalism
  • Forensic Anthropology

Study in the UK

The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.

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