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The Exeter Award

Enhance your employability


  • combine subjects not otherwise possible at Exeter
  • cross-subject degrees to suit your interests and career ambitions
  • leads to a named degree title of the subjects you study
  • study two subjects, or sometimes three
  • create your own themed pathway
  • vary the proportion of the subjects each year
  • add vocational elements to your studies
  • opportunities for study and work abroad


Second year programme - Flexible Combined Honours

AnthropologyIf you started Anthropology in your first year, you take two compulsory Anthropology modules:

  • Ethnography Now - ANT2002 (15 credits)
  • Current Debates in Anthropology - ANT2003 (15 credits)

plus, if you are going to take a final-year Anthropology dissertation:

  • Into the Field - ANT2004 (15 credits)

and Anthropology-related level 2 or level 3 modules are chosen from those available within the Department of Anthropology, Sociology and Philosophy or elsewhere, e.g.:

  • Knowing the Social World - SOC2050 (15 credits)
  • Gender and Society I - SOC3013 (15 credits)
  • Gender-Identity and Modernity in the Middle East - ARA2118 (15 credits)
  • Historical Cultural Geographies - GEO2119 (15 credits)
  • Political Geographies - GEO2120 (15 credits)
  • Social Geography - GEO2122 (15 credits)
  • Forensic Anthropology - ARC2514 (15 credits)
  • ... those available change each year

to make a total of 60 credits in this half of the overall Flexible Combined Honours degree programme.


Second-year transfer into Anthropology from another Exeter first-year programme

Four Anthropology modules are taken during the second year (these are the same core modules taken for first-year Anthropology):

  • Introduction to Social Anthropology - theorising the everyday world - ANT1004 (15 credits)
  • Introduction to Social Anthropology - Exploring Cultural Diversity - ANT1005 (15 credits)
  • Imagining Social Worlds: Texts - ANT1003 (15 credits)
  • Imagining Social Worlds: Artefacts - ANT1008 (15 credits)


Sociology and Philosophy department.