Bachelor of Arts
Anthropology - unit set code MJ-A000007
Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (Online)
Anthropology is the study of the lives of people in a range of societies. This major sequence investigates kinship and family; gender; economic and political anthropology; work and consumption; religion, ritual and witchcraft; person, society and cosmos; death; the impact of and problems caused by expanding European nations on the peoples of Africa and the Pacific; globalisation; processes of change in the Third World; international tourism; festivals; medical anthropology; communal conflict; ethnicity; international migration and doing fieldwork.
On successful completion of the Anthropology major sequence, students should have the following skills:
- a detailed understanding of cultural diversity
- an appreciation of the full array of globalising forces at work in the contemporary world
- an ability to reflexively relate the cultural realities of other societies to their own social experience
- an informed and refined critical consciousness in regard to social life.
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Select 6 credit points, including at least 2 credit points at level 2 and at least 2 credit points at level 3 from the following:
Level 2 and 3
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Note: From 2014, ASS101, ASS102 and ASS233 are also offered at Burwood (Melbourne). The remaining Anthropology units will also be available at Burwood (Melbourne) from 2015, and 2016 subject to School approvals.