Masters in Anthropology

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.

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Suggested Master's Programmes

Anthropology of Ethnicity, Nationalism and Identity Anthropology of Ethnicity, Nationalism and Identity
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 5,250 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 12,890 per year
  • 12 months

This MA examines how anthropology and associated disciplines contribute to understanding and resolving issues arising from the formation and negotiation of collective identities

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Anthropology
  • Dec 2015
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The Master of Arts (M.A.) and Master of Science (M.S.) in Anthropology is offered under Plan 1 (thesis), subject to prior approval by a Committee of Studies in the appropriate concentration and Plan II according to the requirements specified earlier in the catalogue. No more than 8 hours of problems courses and no more than 6 hours of field courses may be applied toward the degree under Plan II.

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Anthropology and Conservation Anthropology and Conservation
  • Sep 2015
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  • 12 months

This challenging and innovative MA programme provides a distinctive combination of knowledge and training in Social Anthropology and Environmental Conservation. It qualifies students to pursue careers and doctoral studies in either of the two disciplines - Anthropology or Conservation.

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Anthropology
  • Dec 2015
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The Department of Anthropology at UCSB is a medium-sized department with excellent faculty, high national visibility and a reputation for a first-rate graduate program. Each student contracts a unique course of study and research directed towards the understanding of human culture, past and present.

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Archaeological Computing (GIS and Survey) Archaeological Computing (GIS and Survey)
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA £ 6,500 per year
  • International £ 15,160 per year
  • 12 months

The MSc in Archaeological Computing (GIS and survey) provides an opportunity to study the use and implications of digital spatial and survey technologies, from GIS to Archaeological research and practice.

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Sociocultural Anthropology Sociocultural Anthropology
  • Sep 2015
  • International $ 23,476 per semester
  • 12 months

The Master of Arts in Sociocultural Anthropology program offers students an opportunity to develop a strong theoretical foundation in the field of anthropology, and to participate in the vibrant intellectual life of the Department of Anthropology through workshops, talks, and other programs.

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Visual Anthropology Visual Anthropology
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 9,000 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 17,540 per year
  • 12 months

The MA in Visual Anthropology is designed for those with a background in anthropology who want to continue their studies through a unique combination of theory and visual practice.

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Classics Classics
  • Dec 2015
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Stanford Classics offers an intellecturally vibrant and broadly transdisciplinary exploration of the ancient Mediterranean world. M.A. students specialize in literature, history, archaeology, or philosophy and the history of science; their training combines core skills and methods with innovative and theoretically informed approaches.

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Social Anthropology and Computing Social Anthropology and Computing
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA £ 5,250 per year
  • Non-EEA £ 12,890 per year
  • 12 months

Anthropology prides itself on its inclusive and interdisciplinary focus. It takes a holistic approach to human society, combining biological and social perspectives.

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Rome and the Mediterranean Rome and the Mediterranean
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA € 7,300 per year
  • Non-EEA € 15,160 per year
  • 12 months

Roman Archaeology has undergone a transformation in the last 20 years, taking theoretical concepts and methodological techniques from other archaeological periods and applying them to Roman material. Southampton has been at the forefront of this, and you will be encouraged to draw on the expertise of the discipline as whole, and its links with other parts of the University. The breadth of options available provides you with a unrivalled opportunity to build a degree which develops your own interests.

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Holocaust Studies Holocaust Studies
  • Oct 2015
  • National € 5,900 per year
  • International £ 10,330 per year
  • 12 months

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.

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Anthropology and Development Studies Anthropology and Development Studies
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 1,951 per year
  • Non-EEA € 9,685 per year
  • 12 months

Radboud University’s unique Master's programme in Anthropology and Development studies is at the cutting edge of social and cultural anthropology as well as development studies. The Master’s programme gives you a multidisciplinary perspective on the most relevant current local and global issues. It includes subjects like health, environment, mobility, multiculturalism and transnational networks. There are two specialisations. The Anthropology of Mobility specialisation revolves around the theme of Culture and Mobility. The Development Studies specialisation covers issues such as inequality, poverty, sustainability and international cooperation.

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