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.
Format and assessment
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.
Please note that modules are subject to change. Please contact the School for more detailed information on availability.
- Research Methods in Social Anthropology (20 credits) - Research Methods in Social Anthropology II (20 credits) - Computational Methods in Anthropology (30 credits) - Dissertation: Anthropology (60 credits) - Contemporary Problems in Social Anthropology (20 credits)
- Shortlisted for University of the Year 2015 - Kent has been ranked fifth out of 120 UK universities in a mock Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) exercise modelled by Times Higher Education (THE). - In the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, Kent was ranked 17th* for research output and research intensity, in the Times Higher Education, outperforming 11 of the 24 Russell Group universities - Over 96% of our postgraduate students who graduated in 2014 found a job or further study opportunity within six months. Find out more: https://www.kent.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/why/