Biological Anthropology with a year in Professional Practice

University of Kent

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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Anthropology at Kent uses a stimulating mix of teaching methods, including lectures, small seminar groups and laboratory sessions. For the Project in Anthropological Science, you will be assigned to a supervisor with whom you meet regularly. You will also have access to a wide range of learning resources, including the Templeman Library, research laboratories and computer-based learning packages. On average, you have four hours of lectures and six hours of seminars and/or lab sessions each week.The School of Anthropology and Conservation has dedicated teaching and research laboratories. The teaching lab has a completely integrated audiovisual system, providing cutting-edge lectures and is primarily used by BSc students. You also have access to an excellent fossil cast collection with more than 50 casts of extant and extinct primates and hominins, including an entire Homo erectus skeleton.

Course details


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeL623
Institution code K24
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

Direct entry into Year 2 of this programme is considered on a case by case basis.


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level BBB including Biology (preferred), Psychology, Human Biology, Chemistry or Mathematics.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) The University will consider applicants holding BTEC National Diploma and Extended National Diploma Qualifications (QCF; NQF; OCR) on a case-by-case basis. Please note that subjects such as Hospitality, Catering, Art & Design, Music, Photography and Dance will not be accepted. Please contact us for further advice on your individual circumstances.
Access to HE Diploma The University will not necessarily make conditional offers to all Access candidates but will continue to assess them on an individual basis. If we make you an offer, you will need to obtain/pass the overall Access to Higher Education Diploma and may also be required to obtain a proportion of the total level 3 credits and/or credits in particular subjects at merit grade or above.
Scottish Higher Scottish Higher qualifications are considered on an individual basis.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 34 points Applicants should have either an overall grade of 34 or 15 points at higher level, including HL Biology, Geography, Environmental Science or Chemistry at 5 or SL Biology, Geography, Environmental Science or Chemistry at 6.
GCSE/National 4/National 5 Applicants should have grade C or 4 in Mathematics GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

English language requirements

Applicants should have grade C or 4 in English Language GCSE or a suitable equivalent level qualification.

Please visit our website for further information:

https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/how-to-apply/english-language-requirements.html


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £19800 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please see the programme page at www.kent.ac.uk for further information on fees and funding options. Please be aware that if the Government permits, the UK and EU fee quoted may increase in line with inflation to £9250 plus forecast inflation, currently 2.9%. Full-time fees for 2020/21 for international students are £19,800 for laboratory programmes and £16,200 for non-laboratory programmes.
Biological Anthropology with a year in Professional Practice at University of Kent - UCAS