Anthropology/Communications, Media and Culture at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS

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Course summary

Our joint honours course allows students to pursue their own areas of interest within Anthropology and Communication, Media & Culture whilst also providing them with a solid foundation in the discipline and a range of personal and professional skills which will serve as a springboard for their future career development. The programme is carefully designed to enable students to gradually develop their knowledge and skills and to become autonomous, effective and independent learners. When you study Anthropology, you’ll explore what makes us human, what drives our diversity and how we’re connected to our environment. Communication, Media & Culture is about understanding interpersonal connections between individuals, groups and corporations who construct their identities by means of new media and social interaction, persuasion and propaganda, journalism and branding.


In the Anthropology element of the course, what you study includes: Biological anthropology examines humans within a broad evolutionary framework, including variation in biological characteristics, genes, diseases, the interaction between people and their environment, and the behaviours and comparative anatomy of primates and early hominins. Social anthropology includes the cross-cultural study of social organisation, kinship and gender, political structure, religion and ritual, values and beliefs, and social change. In the Communication, Media and Culture element of the course, what you study includes: You can select from a wide range of modules around the three key themes: • communication: addresses interpersonal, linguistic, corporate, business, management, and other dimensions of communication • media: engages questions of influence, journalism, and civic engagement, amongst others. • culture: cultivates an understanding of key aspects of contemporary culture.

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

IELTS 6.0 overall. Reading 6.0. Writing 6.0. Listening 5.5. Speaking 5.5. Further information on our English language requirements can be found on our website.

English language requirement

Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £15950 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note tuition fees for Home students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students. Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning Home students at the maximum permitted level.
Anthropology/Communications, Media and Culture at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS