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Sociology and Social Anthropology

Social anthropology explores the diversity and complexity of human societies in both Western and non-Western contexts.

Key Facts



BSc (Hons) Sociology and Social Anthropology


Degree Duration

3 years :Full Time


Start Dates

September 2023

Degree Overview

This combined honours degree will give you critical insights into how people live, and how society is structured, in different cultures. This highly dynamic course is taught by staff engaged in world-class research. You’ll study classic anthropological themes, such as kinship, witchcraft and indigenous cosmologies, and contemporary topics such as gender and sexuality, health and medicine, and knowledge and science, and gain a practical understanding of how theory can be applied to social life, and how methods work in practice and in the field.


You may incur additional costs during your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, Stationary and additional resources.

Why Study this Degree

You will leave with the practical skills and knowledge to follow a number of different career paths. Our graduates go on to work in non-governmental organisations (NGOs), environmental and nature conservation, politics, marketing, journalism and tourism.

Study wide-ranging, thought-provoking topics, from the cultural perception of illness and the study of human-wildlife conflicts, to the role of biotechnology.