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School of Social Sciences

Two Social Anthropology students enjoy a view across the Grand Canyon

Study abroad

All of our undergraduate students get the chance to apply to spend time studying overseas in one of our partner institutions.

Why study overseas?

  • Experience a truly character-building opportunity
  • Study at some of the world’s most prestigious universities
  • Volunteer with projects that really make a difference
  • Enhance your future employability
  • Take a wider look at the world and enrich your cultural understanding
  • Learn a new language or polish up a rusty one
  • Make new friends from all over the world

Study abroad for one semester

Full year study exchange

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.

They then return to Manchester to complete their final year of study and be awarded the BSocSc Social Anthropology with International Study (a four-year degree course).