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The BA(Hons) and PGDipArts programme

These two qualifications require the same programme of study. Students can undertake any combination of archaeology, social anthropology or biological anthropology papers.

It is also possible to take Anthropology in combination with another subject for the BA(Hons). In this case the programme of study must be negotiated between the student and the two departments concerned.

Please note: Papers taken under ARCH codes between the years 2013 and 2017 may be substituted for ANTH papers at the same level.

Applying for Admission to BA(Hons) or PGDipArts

Students considering applying for entry to BA(Hons) or PGDipArts are advised to discuss their intentions with members of academic staff in September or October of the year preceding 400-level study.

Transitional Arrangements

If you had already been admitted to the Honours programme under the old system (i.e. in 2011 or earlier) you will have been given the option of completing your degree under the old four year Honours degree regulations, or graduating with a BA at the end of 2012 and applying for entry to the new one year Honours programme.

Diploma for Graduates (DipGrad) in Anthropology

The Diploma for Graduates (DipGrad) can be used for many purposes, and in some cases, effectively provides an additional major.

It requires you to do at least seven papers, of which at least four are at 300-level or above. The programme is designed for graduates and may be completed by full-time candidates in one year or by part-time candidates over more than one year.

Visit the Diploma for Graduates webpage for more information

Master of Arts (MA) in Anthropology - coursework option

The coursework option normally requires either one year or three semesters of full-time, or the equivalent in part-time, study and entails completion of papers and a dissertation. The normal admission requirement is a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in one of at least 24 subjects but admission on the basis of alternative qualifications and experience is possible. The dissertation is a major piece of supervised research of up to 20,000 words on a topic of current interest.

Postgraduate studies in Archaeology

Please note: Students who wish to specialise in Archaeology need to major in Anthropology because there is no separate Archaeology major.

Archeaology website

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