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Anthropology at Queen’s University Belfast is taught in the School of History, Anthropology, Politics and Philosophy. We cover the breadth of social anthropology in teaching and research although we have specialised in ethnomusicology, the study of performance and creativity, boarder and migration, conflict and peacebuilding, religion, cognition and morality, and the use of ethnography in engagement for public policy. We encourage our students to study anthropology in interdisciplinary contexts, we share course with our colleagues in history, politics and philosophy and we work within the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice, the Institute of Cognition and Culture and the Institute of Irish Studies.

To find out more contact: Prof. Dominic Bryan (d.bryan@qub.ac.uk)

Social Anthropology ✔️
Biological Anthropology
Material Culture/Archaeology
Entry Requirements ABB/IB 33/655 HL
Preferred Subjects No preferences
Single Honours?Anthropology BA
Joint Honours?Anthropology and English 3 yrs (QL36)
Anthropology and French 4 yrs (RL16)
Anthropology and History 3 yrs (VL16)
Anthropology and Irish 3 yrs (QL56)
Anthropology and Spanish 4 yrs (LR64)
Anthropology and International Relations 3 years (LL6F) Anthropology and Philosophy 3 years (LV65)
Anthropology and Politics 3 years (LL62)
Part-time option?No
Contact j.knight@qub.ac.uk

A short video with some of our staff sitting at home discussing how anthropology can help us understand the impact of the pandemic:

Studying Ethnomusicology at Queen’s University Belfast. This video looks at the output of one of our teaching modules where students have put on a festival examining ‘radical music’:

This video takes a passionate look at peace building in our world. A number of anthropologists at Queen’s are involved in peacebuilding projects.

One of our student takes you on a tour around Queen’s: