UCL Anthropology is one of the largest in the country and its staff are engaged in pioneering research at the cutting-edge of modern anthropology. It is composed of four sections; Social and Cultural Anthropology, Material Culture, Biological Anthropology and Medical Anthropology which offer a wide range of courses to students from all over the world with a wide variety of educational backgrounds. We are proud of our excellent staff-student ratio and ability to provide small-group teaching. Located in the heart of London, UCL offers access to world-renowned resources including libraries, ethnographic collections, and laboratories.
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Combining social and biological sciences, our undergraduate degree programmes will prepare you for a wide range of career possibilities, such as museum and design-related work, journalism, government, public health, local and international NGO and community work, as well as further academic study.
- BSc Anthropology
- BSc Anthropology with a Year Abroad
- BSc Human Sciences
- BA Archaeology and Anthropology
- IBSc Medical Anthropology
- Anthropology with Modern European Studies
- Study Abroad at UCL
The variety of taught masters programmes we offer reflects the wide range of academic expertise across our department. Our part-time and full-time masters courses offer a thorough academic grounding that can lead to higher research degrees or straight into the workplace.
- MA Creative & Collaborative Enterprise
- MA Ethnographic and Documentary Film – Practice Based
- MA Materials Anthropology Design
- MA Material and Visual Culture
- MSc Digital Anthropology
- MSc Anthropology, Environment and Development
- MSc Human Evolution and Behaviour
- MSc Medical Anthropology
- MSc Social and Cultural Anthropology
- MSc Palaeoanthropology and Palaeolithic Archaeology
- MRes Anthropology
Our PhD training programme provides students with a full training in the conception, management and execution of a major personal research project. Working under the guidance of a dedicated supervisor, students are also offered a range of taught courses such as methodology and research.