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IB SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY Block A at Homewood School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description

The IB social and cultural anthropology course offers an opportunity for students to become acquainted with anthropological perspectives and ways of thinking, and to develop critical, reflexive knowledge. Social and cultural anthropology contributes a distinctive approach to intercultural awareness and understanding. Anthropology fosters the development of citizens who are globally aware and ethically sensitive. The social and cultural anthropology course for both SL and HL students is designed to introduce the principles, practices and materials of the discipline. The aims are to: • explore principles of social and cultural life and characteristics of societies and cultures • develop an awareness of historical, scientific and social contexts within which social and cultural anthropology has developed • develop in the student a capacity to recognize preconceptions and assumptions of their own social and cultural environments • develop an awareness of relationships between local, regional and global processes and issues.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs grades at 4 including English

How to apply

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Last updated date: 09 November 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years

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