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UCL Anthropology Taster Course

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Event Summary:

Hosted by UCL. The Department of Anthropology at UCL invites you to a day of exploring anthropology at UCL.

Full Event Details:

One of the largest anthropology departments in the country, staff at UCL Anthropology are engaged in pioneering research at the cutting-edge of four aspects of modern anthropology: Social Anthropology, the comparative study of societies and social change; Biological Anthropology, the study of the evolution and ecology of humans and other primates; Material Culture, the study of how people make, exchange and consume the material world; and Medical Anthropology, the study of how culture influences the experience of illness and the practice of medicine.

In this one-day taster course you will have the chance to learn about anthropology through hands-on workshops with current PhD students and staff. The workshops will give you the chance to learn, to meet anthropologists and to ask questions. You will be asked to get involved and have fun.

Taster Day Programme:

10.15 - 10.30 Arrivals
10.30 - 11.30 Biological Anthropology Workshop
11.30 - 12.00 Tea Break
12.00 - 13.00 Social Anthropology Workshop
13.00 - 13.45 Lunch (provided)
13.45 – 14.45 Material and Visual Culture Workshop
14.45 – 15.15 Tea Break
15.15 – 16.15 Medical Anthropology Workshop

PLEASE NOTE: After you have submitted your application, we will email you within 5 working days to ask you to write in 150 words, why you are interested in studying this subject. Students will be selected for this course based on their answers. Once we have received your 150 words, we will let you know within 10 working days whether or not your application has been successful.

Duration: One day (10.15am - 4.15pm)

Subject area/s: Anthropology,Biological Anthropology,Digital Anthropology,Material and Visual Culture Anthropology,Medical Anthropology,Social Anthropology

Course Requirements: This taster course is open to year 12 and 13 students or anyone who is considering starting their undergraduate studies in September 2016.

Suitable For:

Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)

Duration:

Full Day

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Minimum number of students:

1

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University Taster Course Programme - University taster courses for prospective undergraduate students

Choose from over a hundred courses in multiple subject areas at numerous universities in and around London.

The Taster Course Programme provides year 12 sixth form students with a taste of what life at a university in London is like. Through your chosen taster course you will experience the different teaching methods used by university academics and gain an insight into the additional facilities available, whilst meeting students from across the UK.

All our taster courses are free to attend and you can choose a course from a variety of subjects taking place at the numerous participating universities. Courses range from voice and drama, to medicine and nursing, to computing and business.




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