At the Undergraduate level students can take a major in Anthropology or, for those first enrolled before 2013, a major in Anthropology and Social Theory. Students may also do a minor in Anthropology or in Development Studies.
Students who first enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts (BA) before 2013 cannot do the major in Anthropology, but may complete a major in Anthropology and Social Theory as offered in the Handbook for the year that they first enrolled.
Find out comprehensive information about:
- University degree courses on the Future students website
- Single subject enrolments on the Bachelor of Arts Single Subject Study: Community Access Program (CAP) web page
- For all prospective undergraduate student enquiries please contact the Arts Student Centre
Course and subject information
Anthropology and Development Studies subjects can be taken as part of a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree or as Breadth study in other New Generation degrees.
Anthropology is available as a 100 point major and as a 75 point minor sequence in the Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree. Students who first enrolled in the BA before 2013 are able to undertake a 100 point major or 75 point minor in Anthropology and Social Theory
Development Studies is available as a 75 point minor sequence in the Bachelor of Arts degree.
While most subjects in Anthropology and in Development Studies can be taken individually as Breadth study, a number of Breadth Tracks have been defined within Anthropology for those who want to explore particular themes in a little more depth:
Students have access to learning material for subjects that they are enrolled in via the Learning Management System (LMS)
Student may wish to study abroad as part of their Melbourne experience. More information can be found on the Study Abroad and Exchange website
For all current undergraduate student enquiries please contact the Arts Student Centre
University policy documents
For information on University policies and guidelines in connection with your studies, please refer to the Melbourne Policy Library website.
School administrative information
- SSPS Academic Programs Policy & Procedures (Students)
- Essay Writing Guide
- SSPS Undergraduate Assessment Coversheet
- Extension Application Form
- 2013 timetable