Goldsmiths, University of London

301–350 th
World University Rankings 2018
New Cross, London, SE14 6NW, United Kingdom

Anthropology

This degree introduces you to key issues and problems that have shaped anthropological thought. You'll study human society and culture, and will develop an understanding of the relevance of anthropology for understanding contemporary cultural issues. In the first two years, you concentrate on basic anthropological concepts - such as kinship, ritual, world systems, and development - and on methods of studying and analysing these, including the use of video, film, and written texts. You can also study two regions of the world in depth. In your final year(s) you can specialise by choosing a selection of option topics. There's also the opportunity for individual project or dissertation work. We offer a fresher approach to the subject than the 'traditional anthropology' taught at other institutions. We look at anthropology from a contemporary perspective, which means that what you learn in the classroom will be relevant in a variety of public domains, in Britain and elsewhere. You'll have the opportunity to investigate anthropology in relation to politics, religion, knowledge, philosophy and psychology. You'll explore links between theoretical issues and ethnographic studies, enabling you to think critically about your own culture and society. Our graduates have gone on to work for the UN, World Bank, NGOs, law companies and CSR consultancies. Applications for the part-time option of this programme are made directly through Goldsmiths.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Part-time
  • Duration
    0
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,London
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Part-time
  • Duration
    0
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,London
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2019-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,London
  • Fees & Finances
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,London
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £15,340
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (Hons)/BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Part-time
  • Duration
    0
  • Start date
    2017-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,London