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Social Anthropology: Study


Career Routes

This degree is ideally suited for those who would like to work in roles that are international or cross-cultural in scope or which are underpinned by social values, such as social development, healthcare, teaching or media, amongst others.

You'll develop skills that will prepare you for a wide range of career pathways. Many of our Social Anthropology graduates have chosen careers in social development, healthcare, journalism and film, whilst recent graduates have gained employment with international organisations such as OXFAM.

Increasingly our graduates choose to continue with postgraduate study in anthropology, leading to careers as anthropological researchers with universities, public bodies like the NHS and private sector companies.

Job Options

Jobs directly related to a Social Anthropology degree include:

Jobs where a Social Anthropology degree would be useful include:

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