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Anthropology - Understanding Societies and Cultures

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About

Gain an introduction to anthropology: the study of societies and cultures. Learn how the discipline has changed over time with Anthropology - Understanding Societies and Cultures at The University of Newcastle Australia by FutureLearn.

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Overview

You are invited on a journey to different places and different times. On Anthropology - Understanding Societies and Cultures at The University of Newcastle Australia by FutureLearn , you will learn about diverse ways of living and explore cultural differences and similarities.

Key facts:

You will be introduced to a number of anthropological theories and gain insights into how the study of other cultures and societies can help us deal with urgent problems confronting our own societies and the modern world.Through your new knowledge about other cultures, you will reflect on your own cultural home, society and world views.

Programme Structure

Topics:

  • The historical development of modern social and cultural anthropology
  • Basic theoretical and analytic models applied in anthropology, including kinship theory

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 21 days
    • 3 hrs/week

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Recommended for learners age 15+
  • This course is for anyone interested in anthropology, cultural issues in society, or the workings of society and cultural practices. It would also suit those looking to develop their critical thinking or research skills. No prior experience is required.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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