Brunel University London

Course Introduction

Anthropology at Brunel is ranked first in the UK for student satisfaction (NSS, 2015). Brunel students enrich their learning with exciting UK and international field'based work placements. Our students have worked for NGOs in Nepal, hospices in Russia and orphanages in Kathmandu. On this four year thin sandwich degree, you will typically spend two periods on work placements, which are likely to extend through the summer vacation.

Course Modules

You don't have to decide on your options until the beginning of second year, giving you plenty of time to get a feel for the area that suits you best. You can choose a 3 year/ 4 year course with professional development including 2 work placement. Typical core modules in year 1 may include: Introduction to Anthropology, Fieldwork Encounters, Introduction to Anthropology, Research Methods in Anthropology, Anthropology, Objects and Images. In year 2 include: Ethnicity, Culture and Identity, Ethnography of a Selected Region, Kinship, Sex and Gender, Classical Anthropological Theory, Political and Economic Issues in Anthropology. Optional modules include: Global Communication, Sociology of Everyday Life: Issues in Contemporary Culture. In year 3 core modules may include: Dissertation, Contemporary Anthropological Theory. Typical Optional modules include: Anthropology of the Person, Anthropology of the Body. Visit our website to find out full list of modules.

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Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees Fee type
4 years
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £9,250 Home Fees
4 years
Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons) £14,800 Overseas Fees