The field of anthropology is also known as the scientific are of humanity studies and explores similarities and divergence between human beings and animals. Moreover, anthropology deals with the origins, biologic features, social and physical factors, as well as cultural characteristics of human beings.
Anthropology has four sub-disciplines: archaeology, biological anthropology, linguistic anthropology and cultural anthropology. Despite many similarities between each sub-discipline, the different analysis, techniques and models are used. Cognitive science, ethnic studies and global studies were derived from anthropology as additional disciplines. Anthropology tends to be highly empirical and basically focuses on holistic phenomena. The field also pays a huge attention to cultural aspects and ethnographic research. Graduates can work as university teachers, community development workers, journalists, social workers, human resources managers, race relations workers, international organization administrators, charity officers, museum education officers and etc.
The one-year International Master’s Program in Holocaust Studies at the University of Haifa is dedicated to creating and nurturing a new generation of Holocaust researchers and educators.
The programme in Anthropology and Development questions traditional paradigms and gives you the assets for in-depth understanding of the most relevant current local and global issues with regards to social and cultural anthropology and development.
The masters programme in Techno-Anthropology combines competence in carrying out anthropological studies of techno-science cultures with technological insight. You deal with collaboration between technical experts in different settings and other stakeholder groups, e.g. consultancy firms, R&D departments at multinational companies, advisory bodies, international organisations, public institutions, think tanks, NGOs, or universities.
This course is for middle to senior-level health professionals working, or planning to work, in developing and transitional countries. It will equip you to work effectively at a senior level to promote the health and social well-being of populations in low, middle income and transitional countries through the development of effective and responsive health systems.
The philosophy of this course is to critically engage and creatively experiment with ideas of heritage and heritage practice in the contemporary world. Your studies balance critical inquiry with creative project work and practice-based research opportunities. Several of the modules are delivered in partnership with heritage institutions and other creative practitioners.
Museum Studies and Cultural Heritage Management Non-Thesis MA Program will not recruit students for 2013-2014 Academic Year.
O Mestrado em Antropologia confere uma formação solidamente fundada no processo de desenvolvimento da disciplina, num permanente confronto criativo face aos desafios da contemporaneidade e com propostas essenciais para a compreensão do mundo em que vivemos.
Human Security is a unique Master’s programme and the first of its kind in Europe. During 2 years of cross-disciplinary studies the Master Student will achieve a deeper understanding of social and environmental conflicts around the world, i.e. how to analyse and intervene in a complex of interweaving social, economic and political factors.
Our approach to Anthropology takes its inspiration from a variety of disciplinary and epistemological trends. While most of our staff is educated in the Anglo/French tradition in Social Anthropology, the environment at the Estonian Institute of Humanities (EHI) fosters an interdisciplinary approach to the study of cultural diversity in the world.
In the degree programme, you work with cultures and societies around the world. You work with a comparative perspective and, through the study of social and cultural conditions, you seek to acquire an understanding of basic human conditions and the way they change. You gain insight into how people live and interact with each other and into the society"s institutions, rules, traditions and technology.
The master's Cultural anthropology: Sociocultural transformations allows you to develop the knowledge, attitude and skills needed to evaluate and conduct excellent research in this relevant field.
The programme in educational anthropology is based on research-based methodologies, theories and conceptualisations concerning questions of cultural dynamics, culturalisation processes and cultural forms of mediation in real and virtual social contexts.