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Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology

Key information

Level of study:
Bachelor's Degree
Tuition fees:
Duration:
3 years
Start date: 04-March-2019
Campus:
University of Auckland
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Course details

Summary

Follow your interests and choose from a wide range of subjects in the humanities, social sciences, cultures and languages.

Enhance your opportunities for careers or postgraduate study through our double major requirement. You can explore different subjects before choosing your two majors. You are free to combine any two majors, to pursue your interests or to meet a career goal.

Benefit from distinctive opportunities to develop skills for many different careers in a fast-changing, globalised economy. You can further extend your skills and knowledge for future employment by choosing to take one or two of our optional Modules.

You will choose two BA subjects as your two majors (your "double major"). You will take eight courses (120 points) in each major. This includes at least three courses (45 points) at Stage III in each major.

In your first year you will probably take eight courses: four in semester one and four in semester two. A typical pattern would be to take two courses in each of three BA subjects, choose one course in a fourth BA subject, and take a General Education course. This gives you an opportunity to explore your interests and discover your strengths.

Towards the end of your first year, you will choose your two majors. In later years you will concentrate on these subjects.

Anthropology

The study of Anthropology includes archaeology, biological anthropology, social anthropology and ethnomusicology. You can specialise in any one of these fields, or you can choose to study across these areas. Anthropology bridges the natural sciences, human sciences and humanities, and we embrace a unified approach.

Where can Anthropology take you?

Anthropology can develop skills in communication and analysis, as well as an awareness of culture, ethnicity and society. Anthropology can lead to careers in aid and development agencies; teaching; archaeology; health, social or environmental research; tourism; iwi authorities; museums; local or central government.

Where could this programme take you?

Your BA study will help you develop strong capabilities for many careers: communication skills, creative and critical thinking, the ability to research, analyse and evaluate information, problem-solving, adaptability, and an awareness of different perspectives. These enduring capabilities are increasingly valued by employers. You'll be well-positioned to pursue new career opportunities as the world of work changes.

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Further study options

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
Master of Arts
Master of Conflict and Terrorism Studies
Master of Indigenous Studies
Master of Public Policy

Entry criteria

Secondary school qualifications

You need to have one of the following:

International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum total score of 24.

General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level. You must have completed a minimum of three A-Level subjects with at least a 'C' grade or higher. General Studies or similar general papers cannot be included.

GCE ‘A’ Level requirements apply to ‘A’ Level qualifications examined by bodies such as AQA, OCR, Edexcel, WJEC, CCEA, Pearson Education Limited and CIE taken outside of New Zealand.

IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.0 and no bands below 5.5; Internet based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 80 and a written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 550 and an Essay (TWE) of 4.5; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE), Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 169 and no bands below 162; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of C-; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 50 and no PTE Communicative score below 42; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 80.

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