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Why study Anthropology at Brunel?

Anthropology at Brunel is an explorative subject that will open your mind and challenge your existing perceptions of humanity.

Join one of the top 5 research institutions for Anthropology in the UK (REF 2021)

By studying one of our anthropology degrees, you’ll think about the world in a different way and work with your peers to debate current global issues.

Our passionate academic staff will bring their real-life examples into their teaching and encourage you to carry out your own field work (funded by the university for undergraduate degrees) to enhance your learning experience. During your first year to ease you onto the course, you’ll have the opportunity to engage and converse with students and personal tutors in small group meetings. 

Our anthropology courses consistently get 100% satisfaction rate according to UNISTATS, which highlights the immense joy students get when being taught by our academic staff. You’ll be engaged in thought provoking discussions and be given time for independent learning.

You’ll benefit from a wealth of experience, professional development support and opportunities to undertake international placements, be it two six-month placements or a year-long placement. You also have the added benefit of being able to study abroad at one of our European university partners, giving you a chance to experience new cultures.

Studying anthropology at Brunel through a dynamic mix of teaching and real-world experience will build the skills you need to thrive in your future career journey.


Learn about new cultures and broaden your horizons