- Do you ever wonder how people develop a shared values and beliefs that enable them to live and work together? Do you find it remarkable that some people appear so different to ourselves?
- Anthropology seeks to understand these similarities and differences across diverse human societies, as a means of learning about what it means to be human. While studying anthropology at USQ, you will be introduced to diverse global cultures, with a focus on understanding the social and cultural experiences of our own lives.
- Anthropology can be used to address some of society’s most compelling questions on war, gender, discrimination, racism and other divisions of power.
- You will delve into critical questions about some of society’s most pressing issues, such as religious and cultural conflict, gender discrimination, racism, food security and other social inequalities. As such anthropology is an ideal subject for all of us who work in culturally diverse environments.
- The degree will provide you the opportunity to delve deeper into the questions you ask about the world, and provide you with the academic skills needed to make a difference.
- At USQ anthropology is studied in anthropology and archaeology majors, and is an integral part of our archaeology and heritage expertise, equipping our students to effectively tackle new community driven approaches to heritage and archaeology.
- Your studies in anthropology include opportunities to practice key methods of ethnography, undertake specialised courses in religion, medical anthropology, and food and culture; and the opportunity to experience hands on and applied work in museum and heritage studies. Through all courses you will develop your skills in cultural analysis, critical thinking, and verbal and written communication skills.