Study plan Bachelor's Degree in Social and Cultural Anthropology

Basic skills

  • Students must be capable of applying their knowledge to their work or vocation in a professional way and they should have building arguments and problem resolution skills within their area of study.
  • Students must be capable of collecting and interpreting relevant data (usually within their area of study) in order to make statements that reflect social, scientific or ethical relevant issues.
  • Students must have and understand knowledge of an area of study built on the basis of general secondary education, and while it relies on some advanced textbooks it also includes some aspects coming from the forefront of its field of study.
  • Students must be capable of communicating information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialised and non-specialised audiences.
  • Students must develop the necessary learning skills to undertake further training with a high degree of autonomy.

Specific skills

  • Students must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the history of anthropological theory and the genesis of its basic concepts.
  • Demonstrating they know and comprehend the epistemological and methodological debates in Anthropology and the main investigation techniques.
  • Apprehending cultural diversity through ethnography and critically assessing ethnographic materials as knowledge of local contexts and as a proposal of theoretical models.
  • Using the procedures, techniques and instrumental resources to the fulfilment of ethnographic fieldwork.
  • Assessing in theoretical, methodological and ethical terms the anthropology investigations aimed to basic objectives or oriented to intervention.
  • Using the discipline's ethnographic and theoretical corpus with analytical and synthesis skills.
  • Intervening in different contexts and areas of implementation of Anthropology (intercultural relations, development and cooperation, kinship, health, education, social use of space and other intervention areas).
  • Producing cultural diversity materials that could have a critical impact on the common sense conceptions.
  • Assessing epistemological and methodological problems attached to the dialectics between particularism and comparison.
  • Designing a project adapted to the petitioner's request and to the characteristics and needs of the targeted populations.
  • Assessing the effects of the implementation of expert social intervention models in the target groups.

Transversal skills

  • Demonstrate skills for working autonomously or in teams to achieve the planned objectives including in multicultural and interdisciplinary contexts.
  • Use digital tools and critically interpret specific documentary sources.
  • Carry out effective written work or oral presentations adapted to the appropriate register in different languages.