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Anthropology

Queen's University Belfast

12 months
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17700 GBP/year
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The Anthropology programme at Queen's University Belfast has been designed to provide students with a general knowledge of the principles and methods of Anthropology.

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Overview

What is Anthropology ? Anthropology is the study of human similarity and human difference, it looks at the building blocks of human society and culture, studying the value and meaning of human life from the grassroots up on a local and global platform.

Ethnomusicology (study of world music) can be studies as part of Anthropology. Queen’s has a dedicated Performance Room with musical instruments from around the world. 

Anthropology Highlights

Anthropology is ranked 3rd in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2018) and 1st in relation to research intensity (Research Excellence Framework 2014). With 92% for overall satisfaction! Resulting in it being 4th in the Russell Group

Career Development

The Anthropology programme at Queen's University Belfast enables students to both deepen their general anthropological knowledge, specialise through one of our MA strands, and develop their own research project.

Graduates have pursued careers in a wide range of fields, such as research (academic and non-academic), teaching, music therapy, consultancy, development and charity work, museum and heritage posts, journalism and radio broadcasting. Among those who have pursued academic careers, not all have done so within anthropology - several have taken posts in related disciplines. Others have found positions within governmental and non-governmental organisations abroad.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anthropological Perspective
  • Anthropology: Ethnography and Evolutions
  • Approaches to Research Design
  • Advanced Anthropological Methods
  • MA Specialisation
  • Negotiated Topic
  • Anthropology of Conflict

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally a 2.1 Honours degree in a relevant subject, including Anthropology, Sociology and Cultural Studies or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Other subjects, such as Music, Geography, Psychology, Irish Studies, History and Languages may also be considered, depending on the nature of the completed undergraduate programme.
  • Applicants who hold a 2.2 Honours degree in one of the disciplines specified above or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University, who can demonstrate relevant professional experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Tuition Fee

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    17700 GBP/year
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    Based on the tuition of 17700 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6450 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Northern Ireland (NI) £6,450
  • Republic of Ireland (ROI) £6,450
  • England, Scotland or Wales (GB) £7,250
  • EU Other £17,700
  • International £17,700

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
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Funding

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