Anthropology with Foundation Year (Integrated Degree)

Goldsmiths, University of London

Degree level: Undergraduate
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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

Modules

During the Foundation year (Year 0) you will study the following modules: Ways into Anthropology Contemporary Issues in Anthropology Doing Anthropology : Methods and Ethics Studying Anthropology Visual Media and Digital Cultures Short Research Project (Anthropology) 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. Year 1 (credit level 4) Introduction to Social Anthropology Anthropological Methods Ethnographic Film Anthropological Ideas Humans and other animals Anthropology in London Ethnography of a Selected Region 1 (The Caribbean) Year 2 (credit level 5) Anthropology and the Visual 1 Politics, Economics and Social Change Thinking Anthropologically Thinking Through Race Anthropology of Religion Ethnography of a Selected Region 2 (Europe) Ethnography Of a Selected Region 2 (Highland Latin America) Anthropology and Political Economy Year 3 (credit level 6) - you take one of the following research project modules. You will choose and design your own project, after agreeing with your departmental supervisor. Extended Individual Project or Individual Project You will make up the remaining 75-90 credits (depending on your chosen project) from a list of optional modules Please note that due to staff research commitments not all of these modules may be available every year.

Assessment method

You’ll be assessed by a variety of methods, depending on your module choices. These include coursework, examinations, group work and projects.


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 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.

QualificationOfferFurther information

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

Additional fee information

To find out more about fees and funding, please check our undergraduate fees guidance or contact the Fees Office https://www.gold.ac.uk/ug/fees-funding/
Anthropology with Foundation Year (Integrated Degree) at Goldsmiths, University of London - UCAS