• 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 significantresearch question relating to anthropology;
  2. investigate thisquestion creatively, critically, ethically, and independently, includingthrough sophisticated use of appropriate theory and methodology as appropriateto anthropology, and place these investigations in the context of the relevantintellectual tradition; and
  3. communicate theirresearch 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:

24 units from the completion of courses from the following list:

ANTH4011 - History of Anthropological Theory (12 units)

ANTH4012 - Theory and Ethnography in the Analysis of Cultures (12 units)

SOCY4010 - Sociology Honours Methods Seminar (12 units)

24 Units from the completion of the thesis courses:

THES4103 - Thesis (24 units)

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