Anthropology

Anthropology Courses Online & In London

Keen to explore a particular aspect of society through the lens of anthropology? Looking to get a sense of anthropology for your studies? 

Join us to discover some of the current issues in anthropology including thoughts on religion, rituals, culture, communication, art and more through engaging lectures and lively classroom discussions. 

We also have an arrangement with Goldsmiths that will strengthen your chance to get into the undergraduate programme. Please contact anthropology coordinator Martin.jorgensen@citylit.ac.uk 

Courses available both in-person and online

We offer a range of courses allowing you to choose between online and in-person learning. All our courses are live, interactive, and taught by expert tutors. No matter how you prefer to learn, you’ll receive the same great City Lit experience. See our guide to online learning for more information about accessing our live online courses.

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Our courses are taught by experts in their fields. Our tutors come from a range of backgrounds, and include academic experts, experienced educators, and acclaimed authors. Whoever your class is taught by, all our courses are intellectually rigorous and stimulating.

Browse our range of Anthropology courses below and book online today!

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  1. Anthropology: what is anthropology?
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Mon 19 Sep 2022

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Max Carocci
    This introductory online course gives you the basic tools for an elementary understanding of anthropology. We will identify methods and areas of concern that distinguish it from sociology, history and other disciplines.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £70.00
  2. Anthropology for beginners: what is social anthropology?
    Course start date:  Mon 26 Sep 2022

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Yasmin Hales
    This introductory anthropology course will introduce you to an understanding of cross cultural human behaviour and the similarities and differences between societies on a global and local level.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £110.00
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  3. Anthropology: humans and their cultures
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Mon 31 Oct 2022

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Max Carocci
    On this online course we will examine differences in social structure and cultural attitudes to address ideas of development, tradition and resistance to change recorded by anthropologists. This course is designed to complement HA004: Anthropology for Beginners: what is anthropology?, but new students are very welcome.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £50.00
  4. Anthropology of art, ethnographic film and photography
    Course start date:  Mon 16 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Yasmin Hales
    This introductory course aims to critically explore the role and symbolic meaning of art from a cross-cultural perspective, ranging from the concept of beauty, the beliefs and rituals associated with material objects, to the human body as canvas and the role of museums.
    Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £120.00
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  5. Anthropology: language, culture, communication
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Mon 23 Jan 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Max Carocci
    Explore the different ways in which humans communicate socially via culture. The course's thematic approach covers topics such as language, art, and social relations.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £189.00 Concession £95.00
  6. Anthropology of space, place and the cultural landscape
    Course start date:  Mon 8 May 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Yasmin Hales
    This is an introductory and interdisciplinary course which ranges beyond social anthropology to explore aspects of cultural geography, philosophy, psychology, art and architectural history, enriching your theoretical and ethnographic understanding of the cross cultural meaning of space within the built environment.
    Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £120.00

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