• Total units 48 Units
  • Areas of interest Anthropology
  • Specialisation code ANTH-HSPC

The Anthropology Honours Specialisation gives you high-level preparation for professional life or a higher degree by research through the development of an advanced knowledge of the research principles and methods and theoretical concepts of anthropology, and through the design and implementation of a research project, typically a thesis of up to 20,000 words, that develops new understandings or that provides solutions to complex problems.

Learning Outcomes

  1. pose a significant research question relating to anthropology;
  2. investigate this question creatively, critically, ethically, and independently, including through sophisticated use of appropriate theory and methodology as appropriate to anthropology, and place these investigations in the context of the relevant intellectual tradition; and
  3. communicate their research and its findings through an appropriate medium.
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Admission Requirements

A major or equivalent in anthropology with the written approval of an identified supervisor for the thesis .


This Honours specialisation requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:

48 units from the completion of the following course(s):

ANTH4011 - History of Anthropological Theory (12 units)
ANTH4012 - Theory and Ethnography in the Analysis of Cultures (12 units)
THES4103 - Thesis (24 units)
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