With no more than 40 students in each year, you benefit from personal attention in interactive lectures, seminars and workshops.
Students are encouraged to carry out a small-scale ethnographic project under supervision.
You are introduced to the theoretical traditions of the discipline as well as its core subject areas, including the family, political systems, cosmological and belief systems. A focus on classical ethnographic field studies enables you to see how key areas of anthropology have developed.
Your knowledge of the discipline is expanded through the core modules of Kinship: Comparative and Contemporary Studies, Theory: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, Ethnographic Research Methods.
You are encouraged to embark on a small-scale supervised ethnographic project. Specialist modules cover areas such as human-animal relations; anthropological aspects of psychological practices; life and death in anthropological perspective; the ethnography of south Asia.