Masters in Social Sciences

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Anthropology captures the particularities of human beings and animals, such as the origins, biologic features, social and physical characteristics. This study of humankind aims to understand the existence of the human species throughout history.

Students who enrol in a Master degree in anthropology can specialize in archaeology and biological, linguistic and cultural anthropology. During the programme, they will have the chance to research through techniques and models that also show results in cognitive science and ethnic studies. While in Europe archaeology is seen as an independent discipline, in the U.S.A. it is considered a branch of anthropology.

Anthropology can be applied to any field of the human culture, including family, economy, symbolism, socialism and food customs. Graduates of a Master’s programme in anthropology may continue their research with careers in social science or can find jobs in the public and private sector. Many of the anthropologists built careers as charity officers, market researchers, community development workers, journalists or human resources managers.

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Master Anthropology and Archaeology

Explore human cultures and societies, and gain a deep understanding of our global complexities and their implications on the human experience. The Anthropology and Archaeology degree from Harvard University includes nine courses—at least three taken on campus—and a thesis.

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M.Sc. Economics and Business Administration - Market Anthropology

This Master’s programme is a response to growing global demand for anthropological insights which can be used strategically when navigating global and local markets. Being true to the heritage of anthropology, you will learn about and engage in ethnographic fieldwork. This Economics and Business Administration - Market Anthropology programme is offered by the University of Southern Denmark.

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M.A. Social Anthropology

The Social Anthropology programme at Vytautas Magnus University offers an intensive introduction to contemporary anthropology. As societies around the world vary enormously in their social, cultural and political forms, the Master of Social Anthropology Programme is designed to study these variations and the common humanity contained therein.

Lithuania
M.Sc. Anthropology

The MSc in Anthropology at the University of Copenhagen is a two-year degree programme taught in English. The aim is to provide theoretically based higher education with thematic and regional specialisation as well as experience in research methodology including data acquisition and cultural analysis.

Denmark