Anthropology is the science which takes an interest in everything related to man, ranging from the evolution of the human species to the most astonishing achievements and phenomena of human communities.
At the end of this study programme, students will have acquired :
- research methods and techniques (field research, description, interpretation) putting social and cultural anthropology into practice , primarily by means of a placement in the field (3 to 6 month placement or 1 day per week of professional work placement) and the production of a monograph (dissertation) which takes account of recent developments in information technology, both in gathering and analysing data.
- fundamental principles and concepts in the field of basic anthropology, culture and social life, taking account of recent developments in Western societies
- a greater desire to improve their knowledge of anthropology and general culture, in a context which highlights the different yet complementary nature of other disciplines (interdisciplinary roots of anthropology)
- a critical and ethical perspective in the research process with the objective of identifying solutions which are constructive, imaginative and respect ethical guidelines
- a sense of individual responsibility developed through team work and a wide range of different personal skills necessary for a professional career
- the ability to carry out research on the international and intercultural dimensions of social relationships
On successful completion of this programme, each student is able to :