Bachelor's Degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology

As from the 202/21 academic year, first-year places for these studies will no longer be offered. The bachelor's degree will be substituted by the new degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology.

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 Bachelor's Degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology

Career options

The main areas of employment for graduates are:

  • Technical consultants, designing and participating in social and cultural policy-making (at different public administration levels and institutions devoted to social attention such as health, immigration, ethnic minorities, social groups, etc.).
  • Intercultural mediation in the health, education, dwellings, employment, food, and consumption sectors.
  • Involvement and development of cooperation policies (development cooperation agencies, NGOs and international bodies).
  • Assessment and management of ethnological, cultural and natural heritages (public and private museums, libraries, cultural institutions, provincial governments, cultural management firms, nature interpretation centres).
  • Specialised assessment in immigration issues for primary and secondary education centres (public administration).
  • Equality technicians (private and public institutions).
  • Proximity technicians participating as members of groups devoted to exclusion and social risk prevention or homeless children (mainly in public administration posts).
  • Community technicians who develop proposals in awareness-raising of cultural diversity and in the prevention of conflict situations in neighbourhoods or territories with a large immigrant population (mainly in public administration posts).
  • Marketing research, human resource and organisation consultants (firms, co-operatives, trade unions).
  • Documentation, consultancy, production and dissemination of cultural diversity contents: specialised assessment in the mass media in the field of cultural similarities and differences as well as multicultural societies or international migrations.
  • Teaching intercultural mediation in universities, higher education centres or secondary education centres.
  • Research basic knowledge universities, scientific institutions research groups.


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