Candidates will be expected to undertake a period of 12 months' full-time study or 24 months' part-time study leading to the award of a Graduate Diploma. The course will normally commence at the beginning of the first semester in the academic year.
Applicants for the Graduate Diploma in Social Anthropology should normally hold the minimum entry requirement of a second class honours degree or equivalent in an appropriate subject from a recognized institution.
Full time candidates will take the following modules:
ANT2004 (Semester 1) Constructing Livelihoods [20 cat points]
ANT3005 (Semester 2) Politics, law and power [20 cat points]
ANT3006 (Semester 1) Religion and ritual [20 cat points]
ANT2022 (Semester 2) Key Debates in Anthropology [20 cat points]
ANT3050 Project [30 cat points]
Two optional modules selected from the following (1 from each semester):
ANT3020 (S2) Sex and Gender: Anthropological Dimensions [20 cat points]
ESA3011 (S2) Anthropology of Modern Dance [20 cat points]
ESA3001 (S2) Hypermedia and Ethnographic Representation [20 cat points]
ANT3021 (S2) Contemporary Classics [20 cat points]
Part time candidates will study ANT2004 and ANT2022 in their first year, ANT3005 and ANT3006 in the second year. In each year they will also take one of the optional modules.
The Graduate Diploma is worth a total of 150 cat points. Various methods of assessment are used; see descriptions of individual modules for details.
Candidates must satisfy the examiners in all assessment requirements of the modules. The pass mark for each module will be 40%.
Candidates who pass all modules and who achieve an overall average of 60% or over, will be eligible to receive a pass with commendation.