Anthropology and French at Aberdeen is a great study combination, adding to your existing grounding in what it means to ‘be human’. With an in-depth study of a major modern European language and culture and a period of study abroad, you will develop your language and cultural familiarity skills. The language, perspective and skills you will develop will enable you to pursue a wide range of career options with an international flavour.
Anthropology – for which we boast 100% student satisfaction – will give you a thorough grounding in humanity, the differences in human cultures and communities and how they have developed. You will gain unique insights into behaviours, beliefs and attitudes all over the world and find connections between aspects of life such as family, economics, politics and religion. Combining this study with a modern European language and culture brings great value to employers and widens career choices.
In French you will benefit from the University's outstanding reputation, having been awarded the highest possible rating in the last national Teaching Quality Assessment. You will have many opportunities to develop your language skills informally as well as through courses and become familiar with French culture, history, and contemporary life.
You will also spend the whole of your third year of your five-year degree programme as a Language Assistant or visiting student in a French-speaking country, taking your language ability and cultural familiarity to a very high level. The combination of skills you will graduate with – including critical thinking, communication and analysis in addition to your language – will open up a wide range of career options. Your skills will particularly appeal to employers in international business and many other fields where people, cultures, and international outlook feature strongly.
About this institute
Founded in 1495 by William Elphinstone, Bishop of Aberdeen and Chancellor of Scotland, the University of Aberdeen is Scotland's third oldest and the UK's fifth oldest university. William Elphinstone established King's College to train doctors, teachers and clergy for the...
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