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BSocSc Social Anthropology
Explore human behaviour and relationships and the challenges across different cultures.

BSocSc Social Anthropology / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
BSocSc
Duration
3 or 4 years
Typical A-level offer
ABB.
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

6,5,5 at Higher level, 33 points overall.  Applicants offering Mathematics or Maths Methods at standard or higher level must achieve a minimum of grade 5.

 Applicants not holding GCSE English Language or equivalent must achieve grade 5 in standard or higher level English. 

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants

In 2015 there were 386 applications for 70 places for this degree.

How to apply
Apply through UCAS .

Course overview

  • Are you interested in how people behave and organise their economic, social and political lives?
  • Are you fascinated with the diversity in human societies and cultures?
  • Would you like to develop analytical and communication skills for your next career move?
  • Would you like to study abroad in one of our partner institutions for your third year?
  • Take the right course units and you can apply for a paid summer internship through Manchester's Q-Step programme.
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Open days

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Post-offer visits

If you are made an offer we will email you an invitation to visit us late January, February or early March. These afternoons are organised by the School of Social Sciences and include a tour, a talk, refreshments and a chance to talk to students, lecturers and recruitment staff.

If you are visiting Manchester and would like to visit our admissions office please make an appointment in advance. (Call +44 (0)161 275 4470/1473 or email socialsciences@manchester.ac.uk )

Fees

Fees for entry in 2018 have not yet been set. For entry in 2017 the tuition fees were £9,250 per annum for home/EU students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2018 entry.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Social Sciences
Contact name
Amanda Grimshaw
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 1473
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 4751
Email
Website
http://www.manchester.ac.uk/socialsciences
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