This Postgraduate Diploma has been designed to provide students with a general knowledge of the principles and methods of Anthropology.
What is Anthropology? Anthropology is the study of human similarity and human difference, it looks at the building blocks of human society and culture, studying the value and meaning of human life from the grassroots up on a local and global platform.
Ethnomusicology (study of world music's) can be studies as part of Anthropology. Queen's has a dedicated Performance Room with musical instruments from around the world.
Anthropology is ranked 3rd in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2018) and 1st in relation to research intensity (Research Excellence Framework 2014). With 92% for overall satisfaction! Resulting in it being 4th in the Russell Group
•This PgDip enables students to both deepen their general anthropological knowledge, specialise through one of our subject strands, and develop their own research project.
•Graduates have pursued careers in a wide range of fields, such as research (academic and non-academic), teaching, music therapy, consultancy, development and charity work, museum and heritage posts, journalism and radio broadcasting. Among those who have pursued academic careers, not all have done so within anthropology - several have taken posts in related disciplines. Others have found positions within governmental and non-governmental organisations abroad.
World Class Facilities
•Students will benefit from the work carried out in the Institute of Cognition and Culture (ICC) which is one of the world's first centres for research in cognition and culture. This is a burgeoning interdisciplinary field in which scholars seek to explain patterns of cultural stability and variation utilising theories and methods of the cognitive and evolutionary sciences.
•A unique feature of Anthropology at Queens University is the study of Ethnomusicology, which is the anthropology of music.
•Queen's postgraduates reap exceptional benefits. Unique initiatives, such as Degree Plus and Researcher Plus bolster our commitment to employability, while innovative leadership and executive programmes, alongside sterling integration with business experts, helps our students gain key leadership positions both nationally and internationally.