Anthropology Reaffirms its Top 10 Position in the Guardian University Guide
We offer a diverse range of BA and BSc programmes including opportunities to study abroad, in a foreign language and also joint honours.
BSc (Hons) Anthropology
Incorporating modules in both social and biological anthropology to give you a broad picture of what it is to be 'human'.
BSc (Hons) Biological Anthropology
Study human evolution and adaptation utilising our specialist osteology lab; plus the option to study in the USA.
BA (Hons) Environmental Studies
We give you the unique opportunity to explore environmental issues from both social sciences and humanitities perspectives.
BA (Hons) Liberal Arts
New for 2013: Harnessing strengths across key disciplines to address global issues. 4 year programme with year abroad.
BSc (Hons) Medical Anthropology
This specialist programmes explores the causes and consequences of illness and disease.
BA (Hons) Social Anthropology
Unique Social Anthropology degree; opportunities include visual anthropology, a year abroad and study with a language!
BSc (Hons) Wildlife Conservation
This 3 year programme emphasises the practical knowledge and field skills needed in modern conservation science.
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Our superb suite of Masters programmes provide students with unique, specialist opportunities.
Some of our more recent programmes include:
MA in Anthropology and Conservation
Integration of theoretical perspectives and methodologies from Anthropology and Conservation.
MSc in Conservation and Business
Successful biodiversity conservation relies on an understanding of business principles, practices and tools.
MSc in Conservation and Plant Science
Providing students with a knowledge base and the practical experience to address issues relating to plant biodiversity conservation and management.
MSc in Conservation and Primate Behaviour
Enhance your understanding of primate behaviour and primate conservation.
These are a few of our flagship programmes:
MSc in Conservation Biology
Enhance your knowledge and the practical experience to address issues relating to biodiversity conservation & management.
MSc in Ethnobotany
Fundamentally interdisciplinary: connecting anthropology, botany, natural resource management and environmental history
Biodiversity Management Research Degrees
PhD & MSc by research with an interdisciplinary and international focus. Providing training for conservation practitioners.
Anthropology & Ethnobiology Research Degrees
PhD, MA & MSc by research give you access to research methods training & supervision by internationally recognised researchers.
ConSoc Talk by Dr Tatyana HumleTuesday 3rd December, 6pm-7pm, Marlowe Lecture Theatre 2 "Chimpanzees, People and the Oil Palm: Changing Landscapes" ConSoc will be visited by Dr Tatyana Humle this week. It promises to be a really interesting talk so please do come along and listen.
Postgraduate Open EveningWednesday 27th November 5-7pm Woolf College The university is holding a Postgraduate Open Evening on Wednesday 27th November 5pm-7pm. The School of Anthropology and Conservation will be there and it will be a great opportunity to ask questions and meet staff and other prospective postgraduate students. For further information please call Jasmin on 01227 827013 or email her at Y.Dallos-Foreman@kent.ac.uk
New PhD Studentship AvailableTop student wanted to survey and map vertebrate diversity over a modified landscape on Borneo (at the SAFE project in Sabah). This project has been short-listed for competition funding within the EnvEast NERC dtp, and would be linked to our new 5 year consortium within the NERC Human Modified Tropical Forests programme (http://www.nerc.ac.uk/research/programmes/forests). If you are interested in finding out more information please contact Dr Matt Struebig in the first instance...
SAC Academic on BBC Radio 4 QuizMonday 11th November BBC Radio 4's quiz show, The 3rd Degree. Our very own Dr Sarah John will be one of the academics competing in the program as a team of academics and students from Kent pit their wits against each other. The recording will take place at Darwin Conference Suite, Canterbury campus. Places in the audience are available for students and staff, with seats allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors will open at 5.3...
DICE Students on ‘The Great British Wildlife Revival''The Great British Wildlife Revival', this Sunday 29 September, 5.35 pm on BBC1. Watch this Sunday, to see some of our DICE students, feature in this weeks episode of the 'Great British Revival'. The newt team were filmed earlier this year carrying out fieldwork during their DI303 field course. In the last episode of the series, Ellie Harrison visits the Somerset Levels, a newly created wetland in the shadow of Glasto...
A chance to meet the school at open dayCanterbury Campus Open Day, Wednesday the 18th September 2013, 9am - 3pm For undergraduates, postgraduates and part-time students. The School of Anthropology and Conservation, Wednesday 18th September 2013, in the Marlowe Building. Open days are an excellent way to see what's on offer, attend talks and have a chance to meet staff to ask any questions you may have. Programme of activities. Programme leaflet. There will a be a chance to: t...
DICE Lecturer prize winning photographyCongratulations to DICE lecturer Dr Zoe Davies who has won the 2013 British Ecology Society photographic competition this year. Dr Davies won the category for 'Whole Organisms and Populations', and then the overall prize. http://www.bbc.co.uk/nature/23771212 Full article http://www.kent.ac.uk/news/stories/BESphotographyprize/2013 More about Dr Davies http://www.kent.ac.uk/sac/staff-profiles/profiles/conservation-biology/academic-staff/davies_zoe.h...
Publication for Dr Noreen von Cramon-TaubadelSkull and limb morphology differentially track population history and environmental factors in the transition to agriculture in Europe Dr Noreen von Cramon-Taubadel has recently had her paper, published in 'Proceedings of The Royal Society'. The Neolithic transition in Europe was a complex mosaic spatio-temporal process, involving both demic diffusion from the Near East and the cultural adoption of farming practices by indigenous huntergatherers. Previous an...
Graduation Celebrations 2013!Champagne, Strawberries and maybe a few tears. The beautiful English summer joined us for our Undergraduate and Postgraduate graduation celebration yesterday at the Marlowe building. The afternoon saw around 300 students, family and friends enjoying the impressive spread of Champagne, Strawberry's and chocolates. The afternoon was spent chatting and laughing with the Graduates and their families, and we would like to thank Emma Spiller for organising and hosting this wonderful even...
SAC/DICE Lecturer on BBC Radio 9th JulyDr Tatyana Humle - Lecturer in Primate Conservation was invited as guest on the Mark Forrest's BBC Radio Show this week. The starter question was 'Is it true you should never work with animals?'. Tanya was able to draw on her years of experience working with chimpanzees in West Africa and showcase her research at the University to create this lively interview. Dr Humle's main research interests include wildlife-human resource ...