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On our Graduate Diploma in Anthropology, you will explore the holistic and comparative breadth of anthropology. And study humans from a variety of social, cultural, biological and evolutionary perspectives.
Our course allows you to gain a qualification in anthropology at advanced undergraduate level as:
We are one of the few universities in the UK to teach social and biological anthropology side by side.
You will be part of a dynamic community of research scholars undertaking internationally recognised and world-leading research. And benefit from excellent learning resources, both at Oxford Brookes and at Oxford’s museums and libraries including:
You also have the option to go on a field trip to Apenhuel Primate Park in the Netherlands.
Learning and assessment
Throughout the course, you will receive intensive training in selected aspects of anthropology at advanced undergraduate level.
If you wish to continue with anthropology at masters or a higher level, such as PhD, this course can constitute a conversion course.
You can choose to follow a pathway focusing on social or biological anthropology, or take advantage of our broad expertise by studying both.
There are two compulsory modules that you will be able to choose from our four core components in theory and methods. You will also put together a programme of six additional modules according to your aims and interests, including an option for independent study with an individual academic supervisor.
Many students choose the graduate diploma as a route to further study, continuing their education at master's and PhD level. However, anthropology graduates go on to a variety of careers including:
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
An undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification is required. However, all applications are considered on their merits and we will consider applicants who do not meet the required level, if they can demonstrate through qualifications or experience, they have the knowledge, capabilities and commitment necessary.
Based in the historic student city of Oxford, Oxford Brookes is one of the UK’s leading modern universities. It enjoys an international reputation for teaching excellence, innovative approaches to learning, and strong links with business and industry. The university welcomes students from more than 140 countries around the world and is proud of its diverse, inclusive community. Oxford Brookes is known for great teaching and equipping students...more