Program Information

School: University of King’s College
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Cultural Anthropology
Description: As a combined honours programme, CSP is paired with an honours arts, social science or science subject offered by Dalhousie University—from classics to neuroscience. At King’s, complemented with other requirements, students take three core CSP courses, one for each year of upper-level study. The first examines some of the most important debates in modern social and political thought; the second challenges the supposed dichotomy of science and culture by showing science is in fact embedded in culture; and the third focuses on 20th-century thinkers and writers who have questioned fundamental concepts of Western philosophy.

Through their choice of electives, students can explore topics that include recent philosophical questions about the new biotechnologies, nature, ethics and aesthetics, the body and the environment, representations of the Holocaust, conceptions of race, feminist theory, pain, death, psychoanalysis, surrealism, Marxism, postcolonial theory, poststructuralism, and modern film.

URL: Contemporary Studies at University of King’s College
Course Based: Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

FYP Arts (no elective)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

ENG4U (minimum 70%) and four other “4U” or “4M” level courses are required. The stated minimums for programmes in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Science and School of Journalism are an overall admission average of at least 70% and no grade below 60% in courses used for admission. Possession of these minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.