Anthropology Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Durham University 86% 0% 4% £9250 £28500 170 Durham On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 67% 0% 5% £9250 £23100 187 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The London School of Economics and Political Science 87% 0% 5% £9250 £22430 157 London On campus Full-time
Brunel University 69% 10% 15% £8485 £16335 151 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 64% 0% 0% £9250 £23100 163 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 100% 10% 5% £9250 £17400 145 Belfast On campus Full-time
Oxford Brookes University 83% 0% 20% £9250 £14600 156 Oxford On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 100% 10% 5% £9250 £17400 145 Belfast On campus Full-time
University of Wales 51% 5% 5% £9000 £13500 128 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 100% 10% 5% £9250 £17400 150 Belfast On campus Full-time
Oxford Brookes University 87% 5% 0% £9250 £14600 98 Oxford On campus Full-time
Oxford Brookes University 83% 3% 6% £9250 £14600 152 Oxford On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 60% 0% 0% £9250 £23100 157 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Brunel University 89% 5% 19% £9250 £14325 106 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
Brunel University 89% 5% 19% £9250 £14750 117 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 83% 0% 10% £9250 £13145 118 Roehampton On campus Full-time
Oxford Brookes University 83% 0% 10% £9250 £14600 118 Oxford On campus Full-time
Durham University 86% 5% 5% £9250 £22500 165 Durham On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 83% 5% 4% £9250 £20000 157 Exeter On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 73% 0% 9% £9250 £15250 107 Poole On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 83% 5% 4% £9250 £20000 157 Exeter On campus Full-time
Oxford Brookes University 80% 0% 30% £9250 £14600 180 Oxford On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 100% 10% 5% £9250 £17400 145 Belfast On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 80% 5% 9% £9250 £18500 134 Brighton On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 73% 0% 5% £9250 £30400 163 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Oxford Brookes University 79% 0% 15% £9250 £14600 190 Oxford On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 80% 5% 9% £9250 £22500 128 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of St Andrews 80% 5% 9% £9900 £20370 128 St Andrews On campus Full-time
The London School of Economics and Political Science 94% 10% 15% £15216 £23520 155 London On campus Part-time
University of Wales 51% 0% 5% £9000 £13500 128 Cardiff On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 77% 0% 0% £9250 £23100 174 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 74% 0% 1% £9250 £24700 160 Bristol On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 100% 10% 5% £9250 £17400 149 Belfast On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 93% 0% 5% £9250 £21000 140 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 93% 0% 5% £4565 £19500 140 Bristol On campus Part-time
The University of Edinburgh 81% 0% 5% £9250 £23100 181 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
University of Bradford 85% 0% 0% £9250 £9250 £20118 £21124 111 Bradford On campus Full-time
University of Bradford 85% 0% 5% £9250 £9250 £20118 £21124 102 Bradford On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 83% 0% 0% £9250 £20000 162 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 47% 0% 0% £9250 £20100 145 Bristol On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 93% 0% 20% £9250 £19300 143 Southampton On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 73% 5% 10% £9250 £15250 102 Poole On campus Full-time
University College London 85% 0% 10% £9250 £28500 175 London On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 52% 10% 0% £9250 £17100 £18000 137 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Wales 69% 10% 5% £9000 £13500 106 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Reading 83% 0% 5% £9250 £19500 121 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Southampton 93% 0% 20% £9250 £19300 143 Southampton On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 83% 0% 0% £9250 £20000 162 Exeter On campus Full-time
Durham University 100% 0% 15% £9250 £22700 181 Durham On campus Full-time
University of Reading 83% 0% 5% £9250 £19500 121 Reading On campus Full-time
University of Reading 83% 0% 5% £9250 £19500 121 Reading On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 52% 10% 0% £9250 £17100 £18000 137 Norwich On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 100% 10% 5% £9250 £17400 144 Belfast On campus Full-time
University of Wales 80% 0% 5% £9000 £13500 90 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Oxford Brookes University 91% 5% 0% £9250 £14600 109 Oxford On campus Full-time
Oxford Brookes University 87% 5% 0% £1155 £1825 103 Oxford On campus Part-time
University of Wales 80% 0% 5% £9000 £13500 90 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 100% 10% 5% £9250 £17400 142 Belfast On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 83% 5% 9% £9250 £18500 129 Brighton On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 78% 0% 5% £9250 £23100 175 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Birkbeck, University of London 78% 0% 5% £3010 £5460 175 London On campus Part-time
Brunel University 78% 0% 5% £8485 £16335 175 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
University of Wales 51% 5% 5% £9000 £13500 134 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 71% 0% 0% £9250 £17100 135 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 71% 0% 0% £9250 £17100 135 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 71% 0% 0% £9250 £17100 135 Norwich On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 80% 5% 0% £9250 £18500 165 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of East Anglia 71% 0% 0% £9250 £17100 135 Norwich On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 79% 0% 15% £7667 £15334 195 Manchester On campus Full-time
Brunel University 79% 0% 15% £4240 £8165 195 Uxbridge On campus Part-time
The London School of Economics and Political Science 79% 0% 15% £15216 £23520 195 London On campus Full-time
Durham University 58% 0% 5% £11300 £24200 165 Durham On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 58% 0% 5% £9650 £20100 165 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of St Andrews 79% 0% 15% £9900 £20370 184 St Andrews On campus Full-time
University of St Andrews 79% 0% 15% £9900 £20370 184 St Andrews On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 69% 0% 5% £9250 £23100 172 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 64% 0% 0% £9250 £23100 169 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 69% 0% 5% £9250 £23100 172 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Durham University 69% 0% 5% £4800 £11800 172 Durham On campus Part-time
The University of Manchester 69% 0% 5% £12500 £25000 172 Manchester On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 69% 0% 5% £11980 £23400 172 London On campus Full-time
University of Bristol 74% 0% 1% £11000 £21700 160 Bristol On campus Full-time
Durham University 74% 0% 1% £6215 £13310 160 Durham On campus Part-time
The University of Manchester 74% 0% 1% - £20500 160 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of St Andrews 74% 0% 1% £4260 £15760 160 St Andrews On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 74% 0% 1% - £20500 160 Manchester On campus Full-time
Brunel University 82% 15% 5% £9250 £16335 107 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
The London School of Economics and Political Science 85% 0% 5% £9250 £22430 177 London On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 75% 5% 0% £9250 £15250 104 Poole On campus Full-time
University College London 79% 0% 5% £9250 £28500 179 London On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 75% 5% 15% £9250 £11000 152 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Liverpool John Moores University 75% 5% 15% £9250 £16100 152 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 88% 0% 5% £9250 £23650 168 Dundee On campus Full-time
Durham University 85% 5% 10% £9250 £22700 175 Durham On campus Full-time
Oxford Brookes University 87% 5% 5% £1155 £1825 94 Oxford On campus Part-time
Brunel University 89% 15% 0% £9250 £15860 107 Uxbridge On campus Full-time
University of Roehampton 90% 0% 5% £9250 £13145 100 Roehampton On campus Full-time
University College London 79% 0% 5% £9250 £28500 179 London On campus Full-time
Oxford Brookes University 79% 0% 5% £9250 £14600 179 Oxford On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 80% 5% 9% £9250 £18500 137 Brighton On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 100% 10% 0% £9250 £17400 132 Belfast On campus Full-time
University of Essex 64% 4% 10% £9250 £16850 108 Colchester On campus Full-time
Oxford Brookes University 87% 5% 0% £9250 £14600 107 Oxford On campus Full-time
University of Essex 64% 4% 10% £9250 £16850 99 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Essex 64% 4% 10% £9250 £16850 99 Colchester On campus Full-time
University of Exeter 93% 0% 0% £9250 £20000 161 Exeter On campus Full-time
University of Wales 80% 0% 5% £9000 £13500 90 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 100% 10% 5% £9250 £17400 155 Belfast On campus Full-time
University of Wales 51% 5% 5% £9000 £13500 134 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Wales 51% 5% 5% £9000 £13500 134 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 80% 10% 15% £9250 £18500 128 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Wales 73% 5% 5% £9000 £13500 134 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Wales 51% 5% 5% £9000 £13500 134 Cardiff On campus Full-time
The London School of Economics and Political Science - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
Brunel University - - - £8485 £16335 - Uxbridge On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 87% 5% 6% - - 176 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Kent 83% 5% 8% - - 136 Canterbury On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 69% 10% 15% £9250 - 151 London On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 80% 0% 15% - - 180 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 83% 0% 10% - - 156 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 75% 2% 10% £9250 - 140 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 91% 0% 15% - - 187 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 79% 0% 15% - - 170 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 83% 0% 20% - - 156 Manchester On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 91% 10% 15% £9250 - 142 London On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 91% 5% 15% - - 179 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 83% 3% 6% - - 152 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 83% 0% 5% - - 182 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 83% 3% 0% - - 172 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Kent 84% 0% 8% - - 120 Canterbury On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 64% 5% 5% - - 124 London On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 80% 0% 30% - - 180 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 75% 0% 5% £9250 - 133 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 79% 0% 15% - - 190 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 94% 10% 15% £9250 - 155 London On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 79% 0% 15% - - 173 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 51% 0% 5% - - 128 Manchester On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 68% 10% 15% £9250 - 153 London On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 83% 0% 0% - - 153 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 96% 0% 15% - - 192 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 96% 0% 15% - - 192 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 100% 10% 5% - - 149 Dundee On campus Full-time
Bournemouth University 100% 10% 5% - - 149 Poole On campus Part-time
Durham University 100% 10% 5% - - 149 Durham On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 79% 0% 10% - - 163 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Central Lancashire 94% 0% 0% £9250 - 89 Preston On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 67% - 0% - - 195 Oxford On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 75% 4% 5% £9250 - 141 Birmingham On campus Full-time
The University of Winchester 78% 5% 15% £9250 - 100 Winchester On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 83% 0% 10% - - 149 Manchester On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 94% 0% 15% - - 190 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 83% 0% 14% - - 182 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Kent 82% 5% 8% - - 129 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 91% 0% 15% - - 179 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 73% 5% 6% - - 101 London On campus Part-time
University of Birmingham 75% 1% 5% £9250 - 141 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 79% 0% 15% - - 195 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 79% 0% 15% - - 195 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Kent 79% 0% 15% - - 195 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Kent 79% 0% 15% - - 195 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Kent 79% 0% 15% - - 195 Canterbury On campus Part-time
University of Dundee 79% 0% 15% - - 195 Dundee On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 79% 0% 15% - - 195 Oxford On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 79% 0% 15% - - 195 Oxford On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 79% 0% 15% - - 195 Edinburgh On campus Part-time
University of Oxford 79% 0% 15% - - 195 Oxford On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 79% 0% 15% - - 195 Oxford On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 58% 0% 5% - - 165 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 58% 0% 5% - - 165 Sheffield On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 58% 0% 5% - - 165 Dundee On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 79% 0% 15% - - 184 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 79% 0% 15% - - 184 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
University of Aberdeen 79% 0% 15% - - 184 Aberdeen On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 69% 0% 5% - - 172 London On campus Part-time
University of Kent 69% 0% 5% - - 172 Canterbury On campus Part-time
University of Kent 69% 0% 5% - - 172 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 69% 0% 5% - - 172 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Sussex 69% 0% 5% - - 172 Brighton On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 69% 0% 5% - - 172 London On campus Part-time
University of Kent 69% 0% 5% - - 172 Canterbury On campus Part-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 69% 0% 5% - - 172 London On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 69% 0% 5% - - 172 London On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 74% 0% 1% - - 160 London On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 74% 0% 1% - - 160 London On campus Part-time
University of Kent 74% 0% 1% - - 160 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 74% 0% 1% - - 160 Oxford On campus Part-time
Durham University 85% 5% 10% £9250 - 175 Durham On campus Full-time
University of Kent 82% 5% 0% - - 134 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 70% 5% 2% - - 133 Liverpool On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 90% 1% 0% - - 116 Plymouth On campus Full-time
Plymouth University 90% 1% 0% - - 116 Plymouth On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 63% 5% 20% £9250 - 156 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 68% 10% 15% - - 150 London On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 83% 0% 2% £9250 - 160 Manchester On campus Full-time
The University of Winchester 65% 5% 15% £9250 - 91 Winchester On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 65% 5% 15% - - 91 London On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 90% 4% 10% £9250 - 127 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 69% 5% 0% - - 64 London On campus Full-time
SOAS, University of London 68% 10% 15% - - 153 London On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 73% 5% 5% - - 131 London On campus Full-time
The University of Winchester 65% 5% 15% £9250 - 91 Winchester On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 69% 5% 10% - - 116 London On campus Full-time
Goldsmiths, University of London 69% 5% 0% - - 64 London On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
78 /100
3786 students of Anthropology in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the <a rel="nofollow" target="_blank" href="https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/advice-and-guidance/student-information-and-data/national-student-survey-nss">Office for Students</a>

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Anthropology

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £23000 £21873 £26360
25-75 percentile range £19000 - £26500 £15898 - £27436 £18783 - £33314

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £21860 £22787 £28225
25-75 percentile range £19492 - £25627 £16782 - £28176 £20403 - £35827

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Anthropology

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Anthropology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Anthropology

  • Public Sectors
  • Not- for- profit Sectors
  • Civil Service
  • Local Government
  • Charities
  • Central Government Bodies
  • Universities
  • International Organisations
  • Museums

Specialisations within Anthropology

  • Sociocultural Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Linguistic Anthropology
  • Biological Anthropology

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Anthropology who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Anthropology (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Anthropology at Goldsmiths, University of London

35% Elementary occupations
10% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals
10% Artistic, literary and media occupations
10% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Administrative occupations
5% Caring personal services
5% Sales occupations
5% Other Educational Professionals
5% Media Professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of Anthropology in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Anthropology

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Anthropology studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Law (Honours) - LLB (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Arts (Honours) - MA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) / Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BA/BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Research - MRes
  • Master of Arts (Honours) - MArts (Hons)
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Bachelor of Arts - BA
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences - BASS
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Honours) - BSocSci (Hons)
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - DPhil

The median salary of graduates of Anthropology was £23000 15 months after graduation, £21873 3 years after graduation and £26360 5 years after graduation.

Anthropology and English at Queen's University of Belfast received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 100 out of 100 among 8 respondents.