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Masters in Anthropology in the UK in 2024

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Masters in Anthropology in the UK

Study Anthropology Masters Programmes

As an academic discipline, anthropology is crossroads between the arts and sciences. Anthropologists have a wealth of knowledge about humans and humanity, which covers both biological and cultural aspects. As a student of anthropology, you will learn about how humanity developed both physiologically and and culturally, and how humans created the society we live in today. You will have the opportunity to analyse the societies and cultures that have been witnessed historically, as well as those we experience today, all over the world.

During a masters in Anthropology, you will be able to build on the knowledge gained through your undergraduate degree. Modules you study could include:

  • Peoples, Culture and Language
  • Early Human Origins
  • How Societies Evolve
  • Evolution and Human Behaviour
  • Social Theories

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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