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In response to COVID-19, the University of Sydney has reviewed the availability of courses to be delivered remotely for students commencing their studies in Semester 1, 2021.

This course component will be available to study remotely for students commencing in Semester 1, 2021. Please note that some units of study that are not essential to completing the course component may not be available to be studied remotely.

Note: The University intends to offer as many units of study as possible in a remote as well as face-to-face learning method of delivery in Semester 1, 2021 and subject to ongoing border closures and public health orders impacting attendance on campus, in Semester 2, 2021. However, some units of study and courses require students to study in-person at the relevant University of Sydney campus/es and host locations for placements and will not be available remotely.

About this honours subject area

The fourth year honours program in Anthropology provides you with the opportunity to research in greater detail a region of the world or comparative theme that you have become interested in during the completion of your major.

In your first semester you will do two seminar based units of study that cap off your training in foundational debates in the discipline. You will also begin work with a supervisor on research towards a 20,000 word dissertation. They will support your formulation of your own research problem and identification of the literature and empirical material required to address it.

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