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Undergraduate Course Availability

Undergraduate Modules

Core courses that are run each year and are compulsory according to degree programme and year of study

Module (full unit) Compulsory for:

AN100 Introduction to Social Anthropology|

Compulsory for all first year undergraduates (BA/BSc Social Anthropology and BA Anthropology and Law)

AN101 Ethnography and Theory|

Compulsory for all first year undergraduates (BA/BSc Social Anthropology and BA Anthropology and Law)

AN102 Reading Other Cultures: Anthropological Interpretation of Text and Film|

Compulsory for first year BA/BSc Social Anthropology undergraduates

AN200 Kinship, Sex and Gender|

Compulsory for second year BA/BSc Social Anthropology undergraduates

AN226 Political and Legal Anthropology|

Compulsory for all second year undergraduates (BA/BSc Social Anthropology and BA Anthropology and Law)

AN227 The Anthropology of Economic Institutions and their Social Transformations|

Compulsory for second year BA/BSc Social Anthropology undergraduates

AN300 Advanced Theory of Social Anthropology|

Compulsory for third year BA/BSc Social Anthropology undergraduates

AN301 The Anthropology of Religion|

Compulsory for third year BA/BSc Social Anthropology undergraduates

AN399 Special Essay Paper in Social Anthropology|

Compulsory for third year BA/BSc Social Anthropology undergraduates

Note: some of the courses listed as compulsory for the BA/BSc Social Anthropology are also available as options for the BA Anthropology and Law. The BA Anthropology and Law also includes compulsory and optional courses from the Law Department. Please see the Programme Regulations for further information.

BA Anthropology and Law Programme Regulations|
BA/BSc Social Anthropology Programme Regulations|

Optional courses for undergraduates

This table shows the option courses that have been available over the last few years as well as what we are intending to teach next session in order to give you an idea of the number and range of courses available in any one year.

Module (half units)

2004/5

2005/6

2006/7

2007/8

2008/9

2009/10

2010/1

2011/2

2012/13

2013/14

AN203 The Anthropology of Lowland Latin America * ‡

   

 

Yes

         

AN205 The Anthropology of Melanesia| *

     

Yes

 

 
Yes

   

Yes

AN216 Cognition and Anthropology|

Yes

 

Yes  

 

Yes

   

Yes

Yes

AN221 The Anthropology of Christianity|

Yes

   

Yes

 

 
Yes

   

Yes

AN223 The Anthropology of Southeast Asia| *

   

Yes

       

Yes

Yes

AN230 The Anthropology of Industrialisation and Industrial Life|

Yes 

     

Yes

   

Yes

AN231 The Anthropology of China| *

 

Yes

       

 

 

 

Yes

 

AN235 The Anthropology of Southern Africa| *

   

Yes

     

 Yes

 

 

AN237 The Anthropology of Development|

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

 
Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

AN238 Anthropology and Human Rights|

 

Yes

 

Yes

   

 Yes

 

 

Yes

 

AN240 Investigating the Philippines| *

 

Yes 

   

Yes

 

Yes

 

 

AN241 The Anthropology of India (full unit until 2007/08) * ‡

Yes

Yes

 

Yes

Yes

 

 

 

 

AN242 Social Anthropology and Darwinian Theories ‡

     

Yes 

       

AN243 Children and Youth in Contemporary Ethnography|

         

 Yes

 

   

AN244 Anthropology and Media|

       

Yes

   

Yes

Yes

AN245 The Anthropology of Boundaries and Borders|

       

Yes

 Yes

   

AN246 The Anthropology of Post-Soviet Eurasia| *

       

Yes

   

Yes

AN247 Anthropological Approaches to Questions of Being|

       

Yes

     

AN248 Ethnography of a Selected Region (Latin America) *‡

         

Yes 

   

AN249 Research Methods in Social Anthropology

         

 

Yes

 

AN250 Anthropology of South Asia| *

         

 

Yes

 

Yes

 

AN251 Cognition and Anthropology: Learning and Thinking in Relation to Social Institutions|

         

 

 

Yes

 

AN265 Medical Anthropology ‡

Yes

AN268 The Anthropology of Schooling|

         

 

 

Yes 

AN269 The Anthropology of Amazonia|

Yes

* These are ethnographic option courses.

‡ These courses have been withdrawn and will not be taught again in the future.

See also
Anthropology Undergraduate Degree Programmes|

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