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    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Anthropology)

    University of Southern Queensland

    University of Southern Queensland


    Australia, Toowoomba

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    Next Intake Deadlines2-Sep-2024
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    Duration 1 year(s)
    Tuition Fee
    AUD 28,000  / year
    Next Intake 2-Sep-2024

    Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Anthropology)


    • Are you are interested in working as a professional anthropologist? Do you think it would be exciting to do your own research project? Would you like to develop greater specialisation in your university studies? Are you passionate about addressing some of the world’s most pressing social issues, such as cultural conflict, discrimination, food security and social inequality?
    • An Honours degree in anthropology will take you on an intensive journey into the core methods and theories of anthropology, and explore how anthropology can contribute to core issues in wider society.
    • You will develop your own original research project based on wide and deep reading, and critical engagement with the discipline.
    • In addition to developing, maintaining and displaying advanced conceptual skills, you will become increasingly aware of the ways in which Anthropology can contribute to political debates in wider society. 

    Further study

    This degree will also serve as a pathway to further study, such as the Master of Research or the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

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  • Requirements

    Entry Requirements

    • Completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent) in Arts or a related discipline, with a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0.

    Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide to the grades you need to apply for this degree. If your country is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility. 

    Qualification Grade

    English language requirements

    You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements and this degree requires a minimum of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program.

    Recognition of prior learning or work experience

    If you have previously studied in your home country, you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.


    If you don't meet the entry requirements, we have pathway options available to you.

    • Bachelor of Arts (or equivalent) in anthropology, archaeology or the combined extended major with a minimum GPA of 5.0.

    English Program Requirements

    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) allows students to gain credit (advanced standing) towards their course in recognition of skills and knowledge gained through work experience, life experience and/or formal training. Applicants are assessed on a case-by-case basis.


    • An Honours degree in anthropology is generally the minimum requirement to work as a professional anthropologist and is the pathway to a research career.
    • Qualified anthropologists offering cultural insights into health, industry, business and technology sectors, find careers in a diverse range of workplaces.
    • Anthropologists enjoy diverse careers in museums, cultural heritage and land management agencies.
    • In Australia anthropologists commonly work with Aboriginal people with regard to native title claims, land and heritage management, and cultural policy work.
    • Anthropologists also work for governments, NGOs and as independent consultants in social and cultural policy and planning, community development, overseas aid and development, health advocacy, environmental impact assessment and education.
    • Honours in anthropology further prepares students for research careers within Universities and other research institutions. 

    Fee Information

    Your actual fees may vary depending on the courses you select. We review our fees annually so these may be subject to change.

    Approximate annual costs1 for international students' first year of study (8 units) in this degree:

    Study Mode Cost

    You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

    AUD 28000

    You are responsible for the full cost of your course and are charged a tuition fee.

    AUD 28000

    1 These are indicative annual fees for 2024. 

    Student services and amenities fees

    You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.


    At UniSQ, we offer a range of scholarships to support your success at university. Find a scholarship that works for you.

    Tuition Fee

    AUD 28,000 

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