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Durham University

Department of Anthropology

Durham Anthropology: Expanding Your World

Anthropology is the study of all aspects of humanity, from our evolutionary origins to our extraordinary social and cultural diversity. More than any other subject, studying anthropology expands your world: not only in the academic topics that you study – from primate behaviour to religion, from kinship to our hominin ancestors – but also in the skills you acquire and your personal development. Anthropology combines the humanistic and the scientific, equipping you with both qualitative humanities-based skills and quantitative science-based skills. At Durham, we pride ourselves in the breadth of our research and education, encompassing all aspects of anthropology: biological/evolutionary, social/cultural, and health/medical anthropology.

Why Study Anthropology at Durham?


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