University of Bristol

91-100 th
World Reputation Rankings 2015
76 th
World University Rankings 2018
Senate House, Tyndall Avenue, Bristol, Avon, BS8 1TH, United Kingdom


This course provides a grounding in the fundamentals of anthropology in its broadest sense. Social and linguistic anthropology focuses on the study of humans, drawing on ethnographic studies of society, culture and language from around the world. Evolutionary anthropology includes the study of human evolution, primates and biological and behavioural human diversity. Material culture investigates the social lives of everyday objects or entire landscapes created by war or urban development. You will be trained in both qualitative and quantitative methodologies and in descriptive, analytic and project management techniques. You will develop your skills through fieldwork in communities in Bristol and further afield. In year three you will write a dissertation on an original topic of your choice working closely with a member of staff in a specialist area. The course will develop your interests in and knowledge of the variety and evolution of human behaviour and you will learn to apply the theories and research techniques used across the discipline.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,Bristol
  • 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 £16,500