University Of Bristol Anthropology

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University Of Bristol Anthropology

UCAS code XD49
Application method UCAS/Common Application
Course duration 3 year(s) full-time
Tuition fees Further information on tuition fees, living costs and financial support.
Location of course Clifton campus
Part-time study Part-time study is not available for this course
Number of applicants accepted for 2016/17 76 overall for archaeology and anthropology courses.

About BA Anthropology

This course provides a grounding in the fundamentals of anthropology in its broadest sense.

Social and linguistic anthropology focuses on the study of humans, drawing on ethnographic studies of society, culture and language from around the world.

Evolutionary anthropology includes the study of human evolution, primates and biological and behavioural human diversity.

Material culture investigates the social lives of everyday objects or entire landscapes created by war or urban development.

You will be trained in both qualitative and quantitative methodologies and in descriptive, analytic and project management techniques. You will develop your skills through fieldwork in communities in Bristol and further afield. In year three you will write a dissertation on an original topic of your choice working closely with a member of staff in a specialist area.

The course will develop your interests in and knowledge of the variety and evolution of human behaviour and you will learn to apply the theories and research techniques used across the discipline.

More about Archaeology and Anthropology

Find out more about studying Archaeology and Anthropology at Bristol including career prospects and how the course is taught and assessed.

Typical offer for BA Anthropology – applicants must meet one of the following

Standard offer
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Standard offer
32 points overall with 16 at Higher Level
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Contextual offer
What is a contextual offer?
29 points overall with 14 at Higher Level
Cambridge Pre-U offer Requirements are as for A-levels, where Grade A* is D2, A is D3, B is M2, and C is M3
Access to HE Diploma offer Pass Access to HE Diploma with at least 30 credits at Distinction and 15 at Merit
BTEC offer DDM
Scottish Qualifications Authority offer Advanced Higher: AB, and Standard Higher: AABBB
Welsh Baccalaureate offer Requirements are as for A-levels where you can substitute a non-subject specific grade for the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate at that grade.
European Baccalaureate offer 77% overall
International qualifications Accepted international qualifications

Applicants must also meet these requirements

Subjects required at GCSE or equivalent No specific subjects required
English language requirements If English is not your first language, you need to meet this profile level:
Profile B
Further information about English language requirements and profile levels.

How we assess your application

Admissions statements and policies for 2018 entry will be published in summer 2017. Statements and policies for 2017 entry are available for information: