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Undergraduate Courses for 2016-17


  • Download the provisional 2016-17 courses booklet (PDF) - coming soon

1st Year Compulsory Courses

  • ANTH1001 - Introduction to Material and Visual Culture
  • ANTH1001A - Introduction to Material and Visual Culture I
  • ANTH1005 - Introduction to Social Anthropology
  • ANTH1005A - Introduction to Social Anthropology I
  • ANTH1005B - Introduction to Social Anthropology II
  • ANTH1010 - Researching the Social World
  • ANTH1013 - Methods and Techniques in Biological Anthropology
  • ANTH1014 - Introduction to Biological Anthropology
  • ANTH1014A - Introduction to Biological Anthropology I
  • ANTH1014B - Introduction to Biological Anthropology II

2nd Year Compulsory Courses

  • ANTH2006 - Theoretical Perspectives in Social Anthropology and Material Culture
  • ANTH2008 - Being Human or the four TBI Field School courses below:
  • ANTH3801 - Palaeontology and Paleoecology
  • ANTH3802 - Geology of the Turkana Basin
  • ANTH3803 - Ecology of the Turkana Basin
  • ANTH3804 - Archaeology of the Turkana Basin

Note the four courses will be conducted at the Turkana Basin Institute in Northern Kenya, and has to be taken together in Term 2. In addition to return airfare to Nairobi there is an additional field school fee to participate (approx £4000 for all four courses + airfare). 


2nd/3rd/4th Year Options

  • ANTH2003 - Palaeoanthropology
  • ANTH2009 - Anthropology of the Body
  • ANTH3007 - Medical Anthropology
  • ANTH3020 - Social Construction of Landscapes
  • ANTH3037 - Anthropology and Photography
  • ANTH3052 - Primate Evolution and Environments
  • ANTH3060 - Anthropologies of Islam
  • ANTH7002 - Political Anthropology
  • ANTH7006 - Anthropologies of Religion
  • ANTH7009 - Primate Behaviour and Ecology
  • ANTH7015 - Fishers and Fisheries Anthropology, Aquatic Resources and Development
  • ANTH7018 - Human Behavioural Ecology
  • ANTH7020 - Anthropologies of Science, Society and Biomedicine
  • ANTH7021 - Mass Consumption and Design
  • ANTH7022 - Human Brain, Cognition and Language
  • ANTH7027 - Anthropology of India
  • ANTH7028 - Linguistic Anthropology
  • ANTH7029 - Digital Infrastructure: Materiality, Information and Politics
  • ANTH7030 - Art in the Public Sphere
  • ANTH7031 - Current Themes in Social Anthropology
  • ANTH7033 - The Social Forms of Revolution
  • ANTH7038 - Ethnography of a Selected Area

3rd/4th Year Compulsory Course

  • ANTH3048 - Individual Studies in Anthropology

3rd/4th Year Options

  • ANTH3001 - Advanced Topics in Digital Culture
  • ANTH3002 - Anthropology of Crime
  • ANTH3017 - Anthropology and Psychiatry
  • ANTH3035 - Atapuerca and Human Evolution in Europe
  • ANTH3049 - Reproduction, Fertility and Sex
  • ANTH3057 - Ritual Healing and Therapeutic Emplotment
  • ANTH3058 - Ethnographic and Documentary Film Making – a practice-based introduction
  • ANTH3059 - Anthropology of Ethics and Morality
  • ANTH7035 - Aspects of Applied Medical Anthropology

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