Bachelor of Anthropology

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Anthropology at Western

Social Anthropology is the study of humans and the cultures they create. The Bachelor of Anthropology at Western Sydney University offers you the opportunity to discover similarities and differences between cultures, and to understand the processes by which humans organise and create meaning. 

Areas of focus include the development of anthropology as a discipline; globalisation and culture; power and politics; gender and sexuality; identity and belonging; ethnography and ethnographic methods; indigenous peoples and nation states.

Specific attention is given to cultures of Australasia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific, and to cross-cultural interactions, at both global and local levels.

The degree seeks will also equip you with multicultural knowledge as well as a thorough grounding in research methods and ethics for a variety of professional and academic contexts. 

Students have the opportunity to go on a semester long field and study experience.

Course structure

The course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: Varies depending on units selected. View available units in our handbook.

For further information, please visit: Student Contribution Bands

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $26,240*

Delivery: On Campus

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*Those that apply based on their Year 11 results will need to successfully complete the HSC.

 

 

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*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their course based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their course past the normal finish date of the course will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.