A good honours degree (2:1 or above) in any social science field. In certain circumstances, we will consider students who have not followed a conventional education path.
Months of entry
In this joint programme with the School of Computing you develop the basics of research in anthropology – the design, planning, implementation and analysis of anthropological research – and learn to apply specialised computing methods that you develop or adapt to anthropological research and analysis, usually requiring computer programming skills and/or a broad understanding of computing at the applications level.
The School is one of the world's leading institutions in the field of the application of computing techniques to anthropology.
Students with no background in Java programming are required to take a special three-week module before the beginning of the academic year in September.
Teaching and Assessment
Assessment is by essays and the dissertation.
Information for international students
For detailed information see our English language requirements web pages. Please note that if you are required to meet an English language condition, we offer a number of pre-sessional courses in English for academic purposes through Kent International Pathways.
Fees and funding
Please visit our funding web pages for the most current opportunities and application details.
Qualification and course duration
|Assessment||What kind of work will I be doing? (proportionally)|
|Written coursework / continuous assessment||66|
|Dissertation||34 (15000 words)|
Course contact details
- School of Anthropology and Conservation
- +44 (0)1227 827013