The School offers undergraduate degrees in History and in Social Anthropology. These can be studied either alone, in combination with other subjects, or in combination with each other. The links below will provide more detail.
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History offers a wide-ranging selection of modules/courses covering all historical periods from the ancient world to the late twentieth century, and has a large choice of options in Irish, British, European, American, Asian, and African history. History can be studied as a Single or Joint Honours subject. [Why Study History at Queen's?] [Admission Requirements]
From 2012 entry Ancient History has merged with Modern History into a combined BA programme in History. This new programme features courses on the history of ancient Greece and Rome as well as in medieval and modern history.
Social Anthropology seeks to understand what it is to be human, studying societies and cultures in order to grasp their similarities and differences. Social Anthropology studies and compares the lives and world-views of people across the world, from hunter-gatherers to 'Western' city-dwellers, from settled agriculturalists to migrant workers. Ethnomusicology (study of world musics) can be studied as part of Anthropology. [Admission Requirements] [What is Anthropology?]
From 2012 the following Joint Programmes (time shared equally between two subjects) will be available: