University Subject Tables 2017
Anthropology is taught as one of two main strands: Social Anthropology and Biological Anthropology. Social Anthropology studies how humans live in the modern world, whereas Biological Anthropology investigates how humans have evolved to have such a diversity of cultures. Whichever side of this intellectual coin fascinates you, the Anthropology rankings can help you find the best universities for the subject.
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Anthropology — North East
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Having peaked at sixth place between 2012 - 14, Durham University has also never ranked outside of the Top 10 UK Universities for Anthropology. Durham's consistent success is hardly a surprise given that their Entry Standards and Graduate Prospects are ranked highly for the subject.
Durham University has a rich history in the field of Anthropology, and in 2016/17 the university is celebrating the 50th anniversary of their Anthropology department.
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The maximum scores for the measures shown are as follows:
- Entry Standards: No maximum
- Student Satisfaction: 5.00
- Research Quality: 4.00
- Graduate Prospects: 100
- Overall Score: 100.0
All measures used to compile the tables are available on the full table.