Social Anthropology

Study abroad.

Full year exchanges

Students studying on the BSocSc Social Anthropology course can apply in their second year to study abroad for a full academic year in their third year. Upon returning to Manchester, you will complete your final year of study and be awarded the BSocSc Social Anthropology with International Study (a four-year degree course). 

The full year abroad operates on a pass or fail basis. If you pass your modules taken at the host university, your final transcript will list them but not include them in calculating your final average mark. If you do not pass your modules abroad, you transfer back to the standard BSocSc Social Anthropology.


  • Students apply in their second year.
  • An Academic average of 63% is required to study abroad.
  • For details on how to apply and the deadlines for submission, please visit My Placement. NB. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

For support and advice on your module selection contact your Social Anthropology Academic Exchange Adviser (AEA).

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