Anthropology with Foundation Year (Integrated Degree) at Goldsmiths, University of London - UCAS

Anthropology with Foundation Year (Integrated Degree)

Goldsmiths, University of London

Degree level: Undergraduate

Course summary

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This is a four-year degree at Goldsmiths. If you successfully achieve the progression requirements of the foundation year, you can continue with the full-time three-year BA (Hons) Anthropology degree. Why study the Integrated Degree in Anthropology at Goldsmiths?

  • All you need is an interest in Anthropology – there aren’t any formal entry requirements
  • You’ll learn about anthropology, human society and the difference between cultures, as well as globalisation and visual anthropology. You’ll explore relevant political, economic and social anthropological themes (including money, work and consumption; nation, place and migration; race and ethnicity, sex and gender; violence; and fundamentalism)
  • You’ll develop key study skills on a dedicated course throughout the programme
  • If you successfully achieve the progression requirements for the course, you'll progress onto Year 1 of the BA Anthropology degree, and really delve into the specifics of the subject

Course details


During the Foundation year you will study the following modules: Ways into Anthropology Contemporary Issues in Anthropology Doing Anthropology : Methods and Ethics Studying Anthropology (Ways of Seeing) Visual and Applied Anthropology Workshop Individual tutorial support and academic guidance is given by the programme tutor. You'll also attend a study skills course as part of the programme. Level 4 Introduction to Social Anthropology Ethnography of a Selected Region I Anthropological Methods Ethnographic Film Anthropology Today Anthropology in London Anthropological Ideas Level 5 Anthropology of Religion Anthropology and the Visual Politics, Economics and Social Change Ethnography of a Selected Region II General Principles of Social Anthropology Level 6 - you also take either: an individual project (30 credits) examined by an 8,000-word dissertation or an extended individual project (45 credits) examined by a 12,000-word dissertation Both of these modules are research projects of your own choosing and design, the topic to be agreed with the member of the department who acts as supervisor. In addition you take modules totalling 120 credits from the options available. Please note that due to staff research commitments not all of these modules may be available every year.

Assessment method

Seen and unseen papers, extended essays, practical projects, dissertations and coursework.

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How to apply

Application deadlines

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15 January

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Application codes

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Course codeL601
Institution code G56
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

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There are no formal entrance requirements, you just need to demonstrate an interest in the subject, and the ability to benefit from studying the programme.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6with a 6.0 in writing and no element lower than 5.5

If English isn’t your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.0 with a 6.0 in writing and no element lower than 5.5 to study this programme.

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
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Anthropology with Foundation Year (Integrated Degree) at Goldsmiths, University of London - UCAS