Anthropology BSc

University College London (UCL)
London, United Kingdom
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
3 years
Intakes
September
Total tuition fee (local)
Contact the university / college
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 58,884

Entry Requirements

A Levels

  • Grades AAA-AAB
  • Subjects No specific subjects.
  • AS Levels A pass in a further subject at AS level or equivalent is required.
  • GCSEs English Language and Mathematics at grade C, plus Science or Biology at grade B. For UK-based students, a grade C or equivalent in a foreign language (other than Ancient Greek, Biblical Hebrew or Latin) is required. UCL provides opportunities to meet this requirement following enrolment at UCL.

IB Diploma

  • Points 36-38
  • Subjects A total of 17-18 points in three higher level subjects, with no score below 5.

Or other equivalent qualifications.

English Requirement

  • Completed a minimum of twelve months education in a country that UCL considers to be ‘majority English speaking’, no more than the summer two years prior to the proposed date of enrollment
  • Completed a minimum of eighteen months of work experience in a country that UCL considers to be ‘majority English speaking’, no more than two years prior to the proposed date of enrollment
  • Completed a school leaving qualification containing English, which UCL considers to meet the CEFR B2 level in all four skills, no more than the summer two years prior to the proposed date of enrollment
  • Obtained one of the English language tests accepted by UCL, no more than two years prior to the proposed date of enrollment. A number of qualifications and tests are recognized, UCL's preferred English language qualification being the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The qualification or test result must have been awarded at the appropriate level (standard, good or advanced).

Curriculum

Year One
Compulsory courses

  • Introduction to Biological Anthropology
  • Introduction to Material and Visual Culture
  • Introductory Social Anthropology
  • Methods and Techniques in Biological Anthropology
  • Researching the Social World

Optional courses

  • All first year courses are compulsory.

Year Two
Compulsory courses

  • Theoretical Perspectives in Social Anthropology and Material Culture

Optional courses

  • You will select 3.5 credits of optional courses which must include choices in Biological Anthropology, Social Anthropology and Material Culture. These may include:
  • Anthropology of Art and Design
  • Man and Animals
  • Medical Anthropology
  • Palaeoanthropology
  • Population Studies
  • Primate Behaviour and Ecology
  • Social Construction of Landscapes

Final Year
Compulsory courses

  • Individual Studies in Anthropology

Optional courses
You will select a minimum of 2.0 and a maximum of 2.5 credits from all third year Anthropology options. You may take up to a maximum of 0.5 credits from all undergraduate optional courses. These may include:
 

  • Anthropology and Photography
  • Gender, Language and Culture
  • Hunter-gatherers Past, Present and Future
  • Nationalism, Ethnicity and Race
  • Reproduction, Fertility and Sex
  • Temporality, Consciousness and Everyday Life
  • Transforming and Creating the World: Anthropological Perspectives on Techniques and Technology

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