UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This programme looks at the biological, cultural, social and material culture aspects of human beings as well as their evolution. It will help you gain a broad set of skills, including critical reasoning; the ability to search, sift and analyse various materials; collaborative group work; and oral and written communication.

Course Modules

Year 1 examples: Introduction to material and visual culture; introductory social anthropology; researching the social world; methods and techniques in biological anthropology; introduction to biological anthropology. Year 2 examples: Introduction to west African ethnography; political and economic anthropology anthropology of religion. Year 3: Individual studies in anthropology.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £21,320  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BSc (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees

Qualifications required:

  • SQA Advanced Higher AAB-AAA
  • Irish Leaving Certificates AAABB
  • GCE A-level AAB-AAA
  • European Baccalaureate 80%-85%
  • Course specific
  • GCE AS-level
  • International Baccalaureate
  • SQA Higher
  • GCSE/SQA Standard Grade

Key Course Information

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96% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 79%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 93%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 93%

£23,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

90% Go on to work and/or study

In work 55
Studying 30
Studying and working 5
Unemployed 10
Unknown 0

19% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 51%

Total Coursework: 48%

Total Practical: 2%

£5,337 - £7,371
Typical cost of university accommodation

£5,915 - £6,624
Typical cost of private accommodation