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Undergraduate Study

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On this page you will find the requirements for gaining a degree in Anthropology. Papers offered by the Department of Anthropology & Archaeology are coded as ANTH. All ANTH papers count equally towards a Bachelor of Arts (BA) majoring in Anthropology, and students may take any combination of these in their degree. You can combine various papers from this and other departments and programmes to gain your degree, but you must fullfil the basic requirements outlined below. If you have any questions regarding how to combine papers, please contact the department.

Undergraduate Degrees

Bachelor of Arts (BA) majoring in Anthropology

Anthropology can be taken as a major subject for the Bachelor of Arts (BA), with any combination of Archaeology, Social Anthropology or Biological Anthropology papers that meet the following requirements:

Level Papers Points
100 Any two 100-level ANTH  papers 36
200 Two 200-level ANTH papers, and one further 200- or 300- level ANTH paper.
One 200-level BIOA paper may be substituted for one 200-level ANTH  paper.
54
300 Four 300-level ANTH  papers.
One 300-level BIOA paper may be substituted for one 300-level ANTH  paper.
72
Plus Further papers making up 198 points; must include at least 54 points at 200-level or above.
Up to 90 points may be taken from subjects outside the Arts schedule.
198
Total 360
Note: Papers taken under ARCH codes 2013-2017 may be substituted for ANTH papers at the same level

Bachelor of Arts (BA) minor in Anthropology

Anthropology can be taken as a minor subject for the BA, BCom, BTour, BTheol or BSc degree, with any combination of Archaeology or Social Anthropology papers that meets the following requirements:

Papers Points
90 points of ANTH papers, at least 54 of which must be above 100-level, including at least 18 points above 300-level. 90
Note: Papers taken under ARCH codes 2013-2017 may be substituted for ANTH papers at the same level

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