School of Global Studies

Anthropology Thesis (L6078)

Anthropology Thesis

Module L6078

Module details for 2017/18.

30 credits

FHEQ Level 6

Module learning outcomes

To demonstrate systematic understanding of key aspects of anthropology via a 10,000 word dissertation

To show detailed knowledge of a particular body of ethnographic work, and demonstrate how this relates to the student's own research

To demonstrate the ability to build and sustain an argument over 10,000 words

To show the ability to deploy anthropological methods in the collection and analysis of data

To show the ability to link theory with ethnography

To demonstrate the ability to write clearly and fluently

Dissertation (8000 words)End of Year Assessment Week 1 Thu 16:00100.00%

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.


Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
Autumn SemesterTutorial * hours000000000000
Spring SemesterTutorial * hours000000000000

How to read the week pattern

The numbers indicate the weeks of the term and how many events take place each week.

Dr Nigel Eltringham

Assess convenor

Miss Emilia Roycroft

Assess convenor

Dr Rebecca Prentice


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