Also available in Subject Stream MH101 ANT - Anthropology: you specialise in Anthropology in second year.
Anthropologists study people and what they do, wherever in the world that may take us. At Maynooth, our emphasis is on social-cultural anthropology, which is the comparative study of human societies and cultures. Our staff bring the world into the classroom and teach students to understand local problems in a global, cross-cultural context.
In the Anthropology programme you will study a range of different aspects of Anthropology such as Linguistics, Medical Anthropology, Material Culture, Psychological Anthropology as well as Applied Anthropology, and have options to specialise in core areas in a final year thesis.
Foreign language options with this course
There are options to study a language as part of this course. The following option(s) may be selected:
This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.
QQI FET/FETAC Links
PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.
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|Note: Information for 2019 Entry|
|Old Code||New Code||Award Title|
|EMMWD||Multimedia and Web Development|
|BACXX||Administration - Construction|
|EFTVP||Film & TV Production|
|CNSSX||Networks and Software Systems|
|5M0536||Computer Systems and Networks|
|5M1761||Intellectual Disability Practice|
|5M18519||Film and Television Production|
|DCHSC||5M2009||Early Childhood Care and Education|
|ELESX||5M2073||Language and European Studies|
|ECHSX||5M2154||Cultural and Heritage Studies|
|EASSX||5M2181||Applied Social Studies|
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The Student - Career Interests
This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.
The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.
Training in Anthropology is a great asset to anyone seeking to work in an intercultural or international context, or anywhere where an understanding of cultural difference is necessary.