B.A. Sociology and Social Anthropology with a Year in Finland (Hons)

University of Kent
In Canterbury (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Canterbury (England)

Sociology provides ways of making sense of a world undergoing unprecedented social change and uncertainty. The Sociology and Social Anthropology with a Year in Finland (Hons) programme from the University of Kent provides you with an understanding of core traditions and contemporary developments in sociological thinking and research. It also features a range of specialist areas such as race and ethnic identity, sociological approaches to violence, terrorism and society, new media technologies, the sociology of health, sex and gender and the sociology of science and technology.

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Requirements: English Language Requirements IELTS Take IELTS test 7 IMPORTANT NOTE: The UK government confirmed new requirements for secure English language testing for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more


Where and when

Starts Location
01 September 2016
CT2 7PE, Kent, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Social Anthropology

Course programme

Course Content

The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, you may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.

Stage 1

Possible modules may include:

  • Social Problems and Social Policy I: Youth,The family and the State
  • Social Anthropology
  • Foundations of Biological Anthropology
  • Sociology of Everyday Life
  • Fundamentals of Sociology
  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Modern Culture

You have the opportunity to select wild modules in this stage

Stage 2

Possible modules may include:

  • Contemporary Sociological Theory
  • Ethnographies
  • Advanced Social Anthropology

Year abroad

On this four-year programme, you spend the third year studying at University of Jyväskylä in Finland. All teaching and assessment is conducted in English. This is a fantastic opportunity to experience another culture and enjoy learning in a different environment. School of Anthropology Year Abroad programmes are very successful and students always report that their year was enriching and hugely beneficial.

Possible modules may include:

  • Year Abroad Mark One
  • Year Abroad Mark Two

Stage 3

Possible modules may include:

  • Southern Mediterranean Societies: Mashriq andMaghreb
  • The Ethnography of Central Asian Societies
  • European Societies
  • African Societies
  • Video Project in Visual Anthropology
  • Sociological and Anthropological Approaches to Development
  • History of Evolutionary Thought
  • Special Project in Social Anthropology
  • Human Ecology
  • South East Asian Societies
  • The Anthropology of Health, Illness and Medicine
  • The Anthropology of Gender
  • Anthropology and Language
  • Culture and Cognition
  • Visual Anthropology Theory